Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 6: Subarctic

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Describes the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal people of North America who lived in the Subarctic culture area, defined as extending from the coast of Labrador on the Atlantic Ocean to Cook Inlet and beyond on the Pacific.
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Overview

Describes the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal people of North America who lived in the Subarctic culture area, defined as extending from the coast of Labrador on the Atlantic Ocean to Cook Inlet and beyond on the Pacific.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780874741865
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
  • Publication date: 2/17/1982
  • Series: Hdbk North Amer Indians Series
  • Pages: 837
  • Product dimensions: 8.98 (w) x 11.28 (h) x 1.93 (d)

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June Helm was an American anthropologist, primarily known for her work with the Dene people in the Mackenzie River drainage. She was also Professor Emerita of Anthropology at The University of Iowa.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Key to Tribal Territories Chapter 2 Technical Alphabet Chapter 3 English Pronunciations Chapter 4 Conventions for Illustrations Chapter 5 Preface Chapter 6 Introduction Chapter 7 General Environment Chapter 8 Major fauna in the Traditional Economy Chapter 9 History of Ethnological Research in the Subarctic Shield and Mackenzie Borderlands Chapter 10 History of Archaeological Research in the Subarctic Shield and Mackenzie Valley Chapter 11 History of Research in the Subarctic Cordillera Chapter 12 History of Research in Subarctic Alaska Chapter 13 Museum and Archival Resources for Subarctic Alaska Chapter 14 Subarctic Algonquian Languages Chapter 15 Northern Athapaskan Languages Chapter 16 Prehistory of the Canadian Shield Chapter 17 Prehistory of the Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake Region Chapter 18 Prehistory of the Western Subarctic Part 19 Subarctic Shield and MacKenzie Borderlands Chapter 20 Environment and Culture in the Shield and Mackenzie Borderlands Chapter 21 Intercultural Relations and Cultural Change in the Shield and Mackenzie Borderlands Chapter 22 Territorial Groups Before 1821: Cree and Obijwa Chapter 23 Territorial Groups Before 1821: Athapaskans of the Shield and the Mackenzie Drainage Chapter 24 Montagnais-Naskapi Chapter 25 Seventeenth-Century Montagnais Social Relations and Values Chapter 26 East Main Cree Chapter 27 Attikamek (Tête de Boule) Chapter 28 West Main Cree Chapter 29 Northern Ojibwa Chapter 30 Saulteaux of Lake Winnipeg Chapter 31 Western Woods Cree Chapter 32 Chipewyan Chapter 33 Yellowknife Chapter 34 Dogrib Chapter 35 Bearlake Indians Chapter 36 Hare Chapter 37 Mountain Indians Chapter 38 Slavery Chapter 39 Beaver Chapter 40 Subarctic Métis Part 41 Subarctic Cordillera Chapter 42 Environment and Culture in the Cordillera Chapter 43 Intercultural Relations and Cultural Change in the Cordillera Chapter 44 Chilcotin Chapter 45 Carrier Chapter 46 Sekani Chapter 47 Kaska Chapter 48 Nahani Chapter 49 Tsetsaut Chapter 50 Tahltan Chapter 51 Inland Tlingit Chapter 52 Tagish Chapter 53 Tutchone Chapter 54 Han Chapter 55 Kutchin Part 56 Alaska Plateau Chapter 57 Environment and Culture in the Alaska Plateau Chapter 58 Intercultural Relations and Cultural Change in the Alaska Plateau Chapter 59 Territorial Groups of West-Central Alaska Before 1898 Chapter 60 Tanana Chapter 61 Upper Tanana River Potlatch Chapter 62 Koyukon Chapter 63 Ingalik Chapter 64 Kolchan Part 65 South of the Alaska Range Chapter 66 Tanaina Chapter 67 Ahtna Part 68 Native Settlements Chapter 69 Native Settlements: Introduction Chapter 70 Davis Inlet, Labrador Chapter 71 Great Whale River, Quebec Chapter 72 Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories Chapter 73 Old Crow, Yukon Territory Chapter 74 Minto, Alaska Part 75 Special Topics Chapter 76 Modern Subarctic Indians and Métis Chapter 77 Expressive Aspects of Subarctic Indian Culture Chapter 78 Contributors Chapter 79 Bibliography Chapter 80 Index

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