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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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Transactions in Slaves

Transactions in Slaves

(p.139) 7 Transactions in Slaves
Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America

Leland Donald

University of California Press

This chapter examines the transfer of slaves from one local group to another by means other than warfare and violence, focusing on the slave trade, the inclusion of slaves as part of marriage prestations, and the use of slaves as ceremonial gifts. It attempts to reconstruct the aboriginal slave trade network and investigates the origins of slaves traded, also providing charts showing slave prices during the late 1800s.

Keywords:   slaves, slave trade, marriage prestations, ceremonial gifts, slave prices

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