The Enduring Kwakiutl PotlatchBook - 1991
A catalog of ceremonial objects associated with the Kwakiutl potlatch, a festive gathering by the Kwakiutl Indians of Vancouver Island and the mainland opposite, marked by the lavish distribution of gifts to guests as a sign of the host's status, is accompanied by six scholarly essays providing historical and cultural background.
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press ; New York : American Museum of Natural History, c1991
Branch Call Number: 971.1 JON BERTA 1991
Characteristics: 300 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 27 cm