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Picture then, a beautiful, yet lonely and silent land in the days when the great forests were still intact, when the waters literally teemed with fish, and the skies were sometimes black with myriad migrating birds. Vigorous and an extremely creative people, the Haida inhabit the Galapagos of the North for close to 10 000yrs with an unchallenged knowledge of the surrounding waters, traveling as far south as California and beyond. The art of canoe, houses and totem building. Moieties of Ravens and Eagles, a happy matriarchal lifestyle, the festive Potlatch determines the rules and organizational structures, the values of chieftainship and leadership.

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Indian Art and Culture
by Della Kew and P. E. Goddard
A detailed description of the early cultures of Native peoples from Washington state through British Columbia into Alaska. It covers the habitat, the peoples themselves, the land and wildlife, then material culture, social and political organization, religion and ceremonial life and art. It is profusely illustrated with drawings, archival photographs and a few modern photographs of wildlife. Contact us for prices.
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