Recording their story; James Teit and the Tahltan.9780295986944
Recording their story; James Teit and the Tahltan.
U. of Washington Press
Early in the 20th century, Canadian ethnographer James Teit made field trips to northern British Columbia British Columbia, province (2001 pop. 3,907,738), 366,255 sq mi (948,600 sq km), including 6,976 sq mi (18,068 sq km) of water surface, W Canada. Geography
to work among the Tahltan people on behalf of the Anthropology Division of the Geological Survey of Canada. There, he assembled a large, well-documented collection of artifacts artifacts
see specimen artifacts. , photographs, song recordings, mythological tales, and ethnographic information related to the Tahltan, which now resides in the collection of the Anthropology Division's institutional descendent, the Canadian Museum of Civilization The Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC) is Canada’s national museum of human history and the most-visited museum in the country. It is located in Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Canada’s Parliament Buildings. . This volume by Thompson (Curator of Western Subarctic sub·arc·tic
Of or resembling regions just south of the Arctic Circle.
Relating to the geographic area just south of the Arctic Circle. Ethnology ethnology (ĕthnŏl`əjē), scientific study of the origin and functioning of human cultures. It is usually considered one of the major branches of cultural anthropology, the other two being anthropological archaeology and , Canadian Museum of Civilization) describes Teit's work among the Tahltans. It also includes some 120 relatively large black and white and color photographs documenting Teit's trips and the materials residing in the collection. Appendixes provide full listings of items in the collection. Published by University of Washington Press and Canadian Museum of Civilization.
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