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The people of Denendeh : ethnohistory of the Indians of Canada's Northwest Territories  Cover Image E-book E-book

The people of Denendeh : ethnohistory of the Indians of Canada's Northwest Territories / June Helm ; with contributions by Teresa S. Carterette and Nancy O. Lurie.

Helm, June, 1924- (Author). Carterette, Teresa S. (Added Author). Lurie, Nancy Oestreich. (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: ocm50320890
  • ISBN: 1587293293 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781587293290 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 387 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: University of Iowa Press, ©2000.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-384) and index.
Contents: pt. 1. Community and livelihood at midcentury -- pt. 2. Looking back in time -- pt. 3. Being Dene.
Summary: For fifty years anthropologist June Helm studied the culture and ethnohistory of the Dene, "The People," the Athapaskan-speaking Indians of the Mackenzie River drainage of Canada's western subarctic. Now in this impressive collection she brings together previously published essays - with updated commentaries where necessary - unpublished field notes, archival documents, supplementary essays and notes from collaborators, and narratives by the Dene themselves as an offering to those studying North American Indians, hunter-gatherers, and subarctic ethnohistory and as.
Subject: Athapascan Indians > Northwest Territories > History.
Athapascan Indians > Northwest Territories > Social life and customs.
Ethnohistory > Northwest Territories.
Northwest Territories > Social life and customs.


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