The First Nations of British Columbia: An Anthropological Survey

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UBC Press, 1998 - 146 sidor
The First Nations of British Columbia presents a concise andaccessible overview of First Nations' peoples, cultures, and issuesin the province. Its primary purpose is to provide an understanding oftoday's pertinent concerns and initiatives by familiarizing readerswith the history, diversity, and complexity of First Nations. It doesso from an anthropological perspective from which crucialarchaeological ethnographic, historic, and legal-political issues areexplored.
 

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What Is a First Nation?
2
Suggested Reading
10
Here to Stay
17
Anthropology and Oral Tradition
26
Traditional Culture Areas of British Columbia
32
Diet
42
Culture Change and Modernization
59
The First Nations of British Columbia
90
Major Ethnic Groups
117
Excerpts from the Royal Proclamation 1763
123
First Nations Involved in Treaty Negotiations
134
Selected Bibliography
141
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Om författaren (1998)

Robert J. Muckle has been involved with numerousanthropological research projects, served as a consultant to severalFirst Nations, and taught at postsecondary institutions throughoutBritish Columbia. He currently teaches anthropology at Capilano Collegein North Vancouver.

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