My Old People Say : An Ethnographic Survey of Southern Yukon Territory. Part 1


McCLELLAN, Catharine. My Old People Say : An Ethnographic Survey of Southern Yukon Territory. Part 1. National Museum of Man, Publications in Ethnology No. 6 (1). (Ottawa : National Museums of Canada, 1975). Pp. (4),v-xxxiii,(32-page plate section),1-324,(2) + folding map + 2 folding annotated map leaves. Doublue column. Maps, tables, illustrations in text. 8vo, red printed card covers. Helm, The Indians of the Subarctic: A Critical Bibliography 160. An ethnographic study of three native groups living in southern Yukon:1. the Athabascan-speaking Southern Tutchone; 2. the Tagish, who originall y spoke an Athabascan dialect but adopted Tlingit as their main language inthe nineteenth century; 3. the Inland Tlingit, whose ancestors were also b elieved to have once spoken an Athabascan dialect. Contents : Introduction.1. Southern Yukon and Its People: The Ethnographer's View. 2. The Universe and Its Inhabitants: The Native View. 3. The Yearly Round. 4. A Yukon Best iary. 5. Fish and Fishing. 6. Some Useful Plants. 7. A Yukon Cook Book. 8. A Yukon Medicine Chest. 9. Settlement Patterns and Housing. 10. Southern Yukon Technology. 11. A Yukon Style Book. Waterstain to fore-edge of back cover, with minor bleeding to a couple of leaves, penned gift inscription, else very good. Part I only. 35.00

Title: My Old People Say : An Ethnographic Survey of Southern Yukon Territory. Part 1

Author Name: McCLELLAN, Catharine National Museum of Man, Publications in Ethnology No. 6 (1)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1975,:

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Keywords: ANTHROPOLOGY ETHNOLOGY NATIVE NATSTU YUKON SOUTHERN TUTCHONE ETHNOLOGICAL CANADA TINGLIT TAGISH CANADIAN NORTH,