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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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An Overview of Northwest Coast Cultures

An Overview of Northwest Coast Cultures

(p.15) 1 An Overview of Northwest Coast Cultures
Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Leland Donald

University of California Press

This chapter provides an overview of the cultures of the North Pacific Coast of North America and discusses its relevance to the practice of slavery, listing the most distinctive characteristics of the Northwest Coast culture and describing the physical space occupied by aboriginal populations. It also discusses the material culture, community organization, social and economic life, intergroup relations, and religious and ceremonial life in the Northwest Coast.

Keywords:   cultures, North Pacific Coast, North America, slavery, aboriginal populations, Northwest Coast, material culture, intergroup relations, ceremonial life

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