TITLE

NUU-CHAH-NULTH WHALING: ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSIGHTS INTO ANTIQUITY, SPECIES PREFERENCES, AND CULTURAL IMPORTANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Monks, Gregory G.; McMillan, Alan D.; St. Claire, Denis E.
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;2001, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents archaeological insights into the antiquity, species preferences and cultural importance of whales to the aboriginal Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootkan) of Barkley Sound, British Columbia. Archaeological sites in Nuu-chah-nulth, Dididaht and Makah territories; Evidences suggesting the antiquity of whale use and whale hunting; Implications of settlement pattern and social system on whale species exploited by Nootka Indians.
ACCESSION #
5841961

 

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