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Title Nuxalk : NE06.
Imprint New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 2011-

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Series EHRAF world cultures
EHRAF World Cultures. North America.
Note This portion of eHRAF world cultures was last updated in 2011 and is a revision and update of the microfiche file, Bellacoola.
Title from Web page (viewed Nov. 11, 2011).
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Nuxalk Indians.
Indians of North America -- British Columbia.
Ethnology -- British Columbia.
British Columbia -- Civilization.
British Columbia.
Contents Third report on the Indians of British Columbia ; The mythology of the Bella Coola Indians / Franz Boas -- Bella Coola / Dorothy I.D. Kennedy and Randall T. Bouchard -- References ; Prologue, the repatriation of the Nuxalk Echo mask ; Privileged knowledge versus public education, tensions at Acwsalcta, the Nuxalk Nation 'Place of Learning' ; Physical and figurative repatriation, case studies of the Nuxalk Echo mask and the Nuxalk Sun mask / Jennifer Kramer -- The Bella Coola Indians / T.F. McIlwraith -- Sympathetic magic and witchcraft among the Bellacoola / Harlan I. Smith -- Culture summary, Nuxalk / Adam Arthur Solomonian.
Summary This collection of 11 documents covers a wide range of ethnographic topics related to the Nuxalk or Bella Coola Indians, a Canadian First Nations group located in the westernmost province of British Columbia. The date of coverage for the collection ranges from approximately 1840 to 2006. The primary documents dealing with the traditional ethnography of the Nuxalk are: McIlwraith, Kennedy and Bouchard, and Boas. Other topics covered include: mythology and religion; the importance of magic and sorcery in Nuxalk society; the examination of two old Nuxalk dance masks; the repatriation of an old Echo mask to the tribe; and the teaching of Nuxalk cultural traditions by the traditional vs. western methods.
Other Author Bouchard, Randy.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942. Third report on the Indians of British Columbia.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942. Mythology of the Bella Coola Indians.
Kennedy, Dorothy I. D. Bella Coola.
Kramer, Jennifer. Prologue, the repatriation of the Nuxalk Echo mask.
Kramer, Jennifer. Privileged knowledge versus public education.
Kramer, Jennifer. Physical and figurative repatriation.
McIlwraith, T. F. (Thomas Forsyth), 1899-1964. Bella Coola Indians, Vol. 1.
McIlwraith, T. F. (Thomas Forsyth), 1899-1964. Bella Coola Indians, Vol. 2.
Smith, Harlan Ingersoll, 1872-1940. Sympathetic magic and witchcraft among the Bellacoola.
Solomonian, Adam Arthur. Culture summary, Nuxalk (Bellacoola)
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