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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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Slave Labor

Slave Labor

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(p.121) 6 Slave Labor
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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/9780520206168.003.0007

This chapter explores slave labor and its ramifications for the various societies in the Northwest Coast. It describes the tasks performed by slaves, and explains the traditional assessments of the value and significance of slave labor. The chapter suggests that some of the most important production activities of the slaves include food procurement, tool manufacturing, and production of objects and paraphernalia for use in ceremonial activities.

Keywords:   slave labor, Northwest Coast, food procurement, ceremonial activities, tool manufacturing

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