A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest by Robert H. Ruby,John A. Brown,Cary C Collins,Clifford Earl

By Robert H. Ruby,John A. Brown,Cary C Collins,Clifford Earl Trafzer

The local peoples of the Pacific Northwest inhabit an enormous zone 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 typical reference on those different peoples. Now, within the wake of renewed tribal self-determination, this revised version displays the numerous fresh political, monetary, and cultural advancements shaping those local communities.

From such recognized tribes because the Nez Perces and Cayuses to lesser-known bands formerly presumed "extinct," this advisor deals particular descriptions, in alphabetical order, of a hundred and fifty Pacific Northwest tribes. each one access offers details at the heritage, place, demographics, and cultural traditions of the actual tribe.

Among the recent positive factors provided listed here are an accelerated choice of images, up to date interpreting lists, and a revised pronunciation advisor. 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 advisor 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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