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Potlatch people

Indian lives & legends of British Columbia

by Mildred Valley Thornton

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Published by Hancock House in Surrey, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia,
  • British Columbia.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Biography.,
    • Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Portraits.,
    • Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Folklore.,
    • Legends -- British Columbia.

    • Edition Notes

      Previously published under title: Indian lives and legends.

      StatementMildred Valley Thornton.
      GenreBiography., Portraits., Folklore.
      ContributionsThornton, Mildred Valley, 1890-1967.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.B9 T54 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination317 p. :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3325794M
      ISBN 100888394918
      LC Control Number2004299418
      OCLC/WorldCa47365497

      Potlatch is a company committed to increased earnings and a superior rate of return, achieved by talented, well-trained and highly motivated people; properly supported by a sound financial structure; and with a keen sense of responsibility for the environment and to . During the potlatch ban, First Nations people would break the law by holding secret potlatches. Many of the elders in my home communities were kind enough to share stories of their family’s time during the ban. Children raised in the times of the potlatch banned, learned of their traditions through stories, as shown in Secret of the Dance.

      To opt-in for investor email alerts, please enter your email address in the field below and select at least one alert option. After submitting your request, you will receive an activation email to . The author a member of the Tse-shaht people on Vancouver Island leads you into the log house and spreads before your eyes the vibrant spectacle of the Tloo-qwah-nah, the most magnificent form of Potlatch. Book in near fine condtion. DJ VG but has sun fading at spine and upper edge. Author's b&w photo on back of DJ.

      Lookup Businesses, Phone Numbers, Store Locations, Hours & more in Potlatch, ID. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Our first book is now live on Amazon. Many thanks to Monica Ricker t-Bolter, Preston Singletary Glass and Potlatch Fund for making this project possible. The hope is that this book will spark conversations about present day indigenous identity, and help people feel connected and proud of their heritage.


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