By Robert H. Ruby,John A. Brown,Cary C Collins,Clifford Earl Trafzer
The local peoples of the Pacific Northwest inhabit an enormous area extending from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, and from California to British Columbia. For greater than twenty years, A consultant to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest has served as a regular reference on those various peoples. Now, within the wake of renewed tribal self-determination, this revised variation displays the various contemporary political, monetary, and cultural advancements shaping those local communities.
From such famous tribes because the Nez Perces and Cayuses to lesser-known bands formerly presumed "extinct," this advisor deals designated descriptions, in alphabetical order, of one hundred fifty Pacific Northwest tribes. every one access offers details at the background, position, demographics, and cultural traditions of the actual tribe.
Among the recent positive factors provided listed here are an multiplied collection of pictures, up to date analyzing lists, and a revised pronunciation consultant. whereas carrying on with to supply succinct histories of every tribe, the amount now additionally covers such contemporary—and occasionally controversial—issues as Indian gaming and NAGPRA. With its emphasis on local voices and tribal revitalization, this new version of the consultant to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest is sure to be a definitive reference for a few years to come.
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