The Anthropology of Northwest Coast Oral Traditions

Thom, Brian
January 2003
Arctic Anthropology;2003, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Presents a critical history of anthropological research on the oral traditions of the cultures of the Northwest Coast of North America. Development and legacy of the Boas collection; Social function of oral traditions; Gap between the meanings of oral traditions told by Native narrators and those meanings ascribed by anthropologists.


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