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Nch'i-wána, "the Big River"

Mid-Columbia Indians and Their Land
Hunn, Eugene S. (Book - 1990 )
Nch'i-wána, "the Big River"
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This book is about mid-Columbia Indians and their land. The author overturns many of the myths the dominant culture holds about Native Americans and even some misconceptions perpetrated by earlier scholarship in the field.
Authors: Hunn, Eugene S.
Title: Nch'i-wána, "the big river"
Mid-Columbia Indians and their land
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c1990
Characteristics: xi, 378 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Eugene S. Hunn with James Selam and family
Additional Contributors: Selam, James
Alternate Title: Big river
ISBN: 9780295971193
0295971193
9780295968513
0295968516
Branch Call Number: 979.7004 H938n
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-309) and index
Subject Headings: Indians of North America Columbia River Valley Social life and customs Salishan Indians Social life and customs Shahaptian Indians Social life and customs
Topical Term: Indians of North America
Salishan Indians
Shahaptian Indians
LCCN: 89014779
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The author worked with James Selam, an elder in the Native American tribespeople of the Columbia River Gorge, to create this book, that records traditional environmental, cultural, and ecological knowledge of the First Nations peoples of the Gorge.


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