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Wisdom of the elders

Ruth Kirk

Wisdom of the elders

native traditions on the Northwest Coast : the Nuu-chah-nulth, Southern Kwakiutl and Nuxalk

by Ruth Kirk

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Published by Douglas & McIntyre in association with The Royal British Columbia Museum in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bella Coola Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America.,
  • Kwakiutl Indians.,
  • Nootka Indians.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRuth Kirk.
    ContributionsRoyal British Columbia Museum.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21573981M
    ISBN 100888946007

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