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Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America$
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Leland Donald

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780520206168

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520206168.001.0001

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The Antiquity of Northwest Coast Slavery

The Antiquity of Northwest Coast Slavery

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(p.201) 10 The Antiquity of Northwest Coast Slavery
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Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America
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Leland Donald

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520206168.003.0011

This chapter traces the history of Northwest Coast slavery in antiquity, focusing on the decades immediately preceding 1770, and describes evidence from the three major types of sources of information: archaeology, eighteenth-century European accounts, and language. The findings suggest that slavery was practiced by the aboriginal inhabitants of the region before contact with Europeans in the last third of the eighteenth century, probably for centuries.

Keywords:   slavery, antiquity, Northwest Coast, archaeology, aboriginal inhabitants

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