Anthropology

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Culture Change and Shifting Populations in Central Northern Mexico

The University of Arizona Press

Historical investigation of culture contact between raiding aboriginal Indian groups and Spanish colonists. Significant insights concerning conflicting concepts of ownership and property.

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Totem Poles

An Illustrated Guide

UBC Press

This bestseling guide helps readers interpret and enjoy the form and meaning of totem poles -- as ancestral emblems and ceremonial objects, as expressions of wealth and power, as mythological symbols and magnificent artistic works of the people of the Pacific Northwest.

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Ninstints

Haida World Heritage Site

UBC Press

George MacDonald combines archival material and scientific and photographic evidence to record what is known of the history of Ninstints and its people.

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The Subarctic Fur Trade

Native Social and Economic Adaptations

UBC Press
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A Sarcee Grammar

UBC Press

This book presents a comprehensive grammar, dealing with deals with all major areas of linguistic structure, including syntax, phonology, and morphology of Sarcee, an Athapaskan language spoken in southern Alberta.

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Ancient Society

The University of Arizona Press

Lewis Henry Morgan studied the American Indian way of life and collected an enormous amount of factual material on the history of primitive-communal society. All the conclusions he draws are based on these facts; where he lacks them, he reasons back on the basis of the data available to him. He determined the periodization of ...

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