American Indians in the U.S by John Langellier

By John Langellier

American Indians within the U.S КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Greenhill Books Серия: The G.I. sequence - The Illustrated heritage of the yankee Soldier Автор: John P. Langellier Название: American Indians within the U.S. defense force, 1866-1945 Язык: English Год издания: 2000 Количество страниц: seventy four ISBN: 1-85367-408-7 Формат: pdf Размер: 12.32 Мб eighty five

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Musical recordings, paintings, and photographs have also been useful for learning about traditional lifeways. Prominent among the collectors of music were Marius Barbeau and Ida Halpern, who recorded many songs in the early and midtwentieth century respectively. Though most photographs taken in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were intended to supplement written descriptions, a few individuals made their major contribution to research in the form of sketches, paintings, and photographs.

As a cure, a shaman could visit the spirit world to retrieve the soul. Health and Healing It is thought that First Nations people of British Columbia were well nourished and relatively free from high-mortality epidemic diseases prior to the European influences in North Ethnology in British Columbia 49 Nuu'chah'nulth woman shaman, early twentieth century. Shamans were usually, but not always, men. Their tasks including spiritual healing and influencing supernatural powers for success in foraging.

There was a high population density. Major ethnic groups commonly considered as being within the BC portion of the Northwest Coast include the Comox, Gitxsan, Haida, Haisla, Halq'emeylem, Heiltsuk, Homalco, Hul'qumi'num, Klahoose, Kwakwaka'wakw, Nisga'a, Nuu'chah'nulth, Nuxalk, Oweekeno, Sechelt, Sliammon, Squamish, Straits Salish, Tsimshian, and Tsleil Waututh. The Taku Tlingit are sometimes categorized as part of the Northwest Coast culture area and otherwise as part of the Subarctic. The Interior Plateau includes the southern interior of British Columbia and the interior portion of the Pacific Northwest states - Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

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