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Recording their story; James Teit and the Tahltan.

9780295986944

Recording their story; James Teit and the Tahltan.

Thompson, Judy.

U. of Washington Press

2007

205 pages

$50.00

Hardcover

E99

Early in the 20th century, Canadian ethnographer James Teit made field trips to northern British Columbia 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, 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. This volume by Thompson (Curator of Western Subarctic Ethnology, 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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