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By Robert H. Ruby,John A. Brown,Cary C Collins,Clifford Earl Trafzer

The local peoples of the Pacific Northwest inhabit an unlimited quarter extending from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, and from California to British Columbia. For greater than twenty years, A advisor to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest has served as a customary reference on those various peoples. Now, within the wake of renewed tribal self-determination, this revised variation displays the numerous fresh political, financial, and cultural advancements shaping those local communities.

From such recognized tribes because the Nez Perces and Cayuses to lesser-known bands formerly presumed "extinct," this consultant bargains exact descriptions, in alphabetical order, of one hundred fifty Pacific Northwest tribes. every one access offers details at the historical past, position, demographics, and cultural traditions of the actual tribe.

Among the hot positive factors provided listed below are an extended collection of images, up-to-date examining lists, and a revised pronunciation consultant. whereas carrying on with to supply succinct histories of every tribe, the quantity now additionally covers such contemporary—and occasionally controversial—issues as Indian gaming and NAGPRA. With its emphasis on local voices and tribal revitalization, this re-creation of the consultant to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest is bound to be a definitive reference for a few years to come.

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