The people of Denendeh : ethnohistory of the Indians of Canada's Northwest Territories
- OCLC: ocm50320890
- ISBN: 9781587293290
- ISBN: 1587293293
1 online resource (xx, 387 pages) : illustrations, maps
- Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2000.
|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impressive collection she brings together previously published essays - with updated commentaries where necessary - unpublished field notes, archival documents, supplementary essays and notes from collaborators, and narratives by the Dene themselves as an offering to those studying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.
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|Subject:||Northwest Territories -- Social life and customs
Ethnohistory -- Northwest Territories
Athapascan Indians -- Northwest Territories -- Social life and customs
Athapascan Indians -- Northwest Territories -- History
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