Tsimshian eagle : a culture bearer's journey /

"As a young man, David A. Boxley hungered for authentic Tsimshian culture. Christian missionaries had whitewashed his people's past, stripping them of their language and traditions. Boxley bristled at the cheap totem poles passed off on tourists for a couple of bucks. He missed the potlatc...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Boxley, David A., 1952- (Author), Quinn, Steve (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Seattle, WA : Chin Music Press, [2023]
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Table of Contents:
  • Measure of a man = Wilat nii goo da'axłga 'yuuta / Gyibaawm Laxha, David Robert Boxley
  • New pursuits = Su goo dm dzabit
  • Beginnings = Sit'aatgm
  • The journey begins = Sit'aatga tgu-waayt
  • First to potlatch = Ksgo̲oga̲ Yaawk
  • Grandfather of totem poles = Niis Bupts'aan
  • Our culture is alive = Ławila diduulsa wila loo Ts'msyen
  • People of the salmon = Git Hoan
  • Legacy = Gugwilxya'ansk
  • Epilogue = Si'aamł waalsm.