In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

INDEX 267 Aboriginal title, 19–20, 152, 219–20 Acculturation, 27, 57, 73, 81, 91, 101 Adaawak. See adawx Adabiis (butterfly), 192 Adams, John, 24, 67; on dual organization, 185–89; on feasts, 80–81, 120, 141–42, 152, 156 Adawx (oral histories), 6–7, 27–31, 33–36, 166–82, 204–8; anthropological collection of, 23, 168–75; definition of, 166– 67, 171–76, 236n.2; in feasts, 241n.9; and fission and fusion, 70–71; of Ginadoiks, 50–51; of Gitksan, 87, 106–7, 135, 145, 168, 175, 179, 183, 187–88, 194, 196– 98, 220; as house property, 122, 133–34, 136, 145, 167, 205, 236n.1; of Kitsumkalum , 28, 107–8, 134, 177, 182, 189– 90, 192, 199–200; names in, 15–16, 34–35, 38–39, 41–44, 62, 74, 97, 205, 237n.12; phratries in, 161, 178–83, 187, 189, 193–99, 202; and ranking system, 243n.9 Adoption, ceremonial, 4, 23, 68, 75–88, 157, 216–17; of anthropologists, 82, 100, 216, 238n.20; of children by fathers, 41, 66, 81–83, 85, 87, 172, 214, 216, 218, 239n.27; and enrollment policy, 245n.3; among Gitksan, 80, 86; of grandchildren, 83–84; in Hartley Bay, 81, 86, 88, 194; of infants, 84; and lineage maintenance, 75– 82, 207; of lineages, 174, 181–82; and marriage rules, 82–86; of missionaries, 100, 208–9; of non-Natives, 58, 82; rituals of, 106; terms for, 82, 84 Adoption, “Indian,” 84–85 Adultery, 71 Afterlife, 238n.21, 241n.11. See also reincarnation Agency, 3–11, 160–61, 163; in feasts, 4–8, 16, 102–3, 115–16, 131, 157–58; of goods, 151–52; of lineages, 162, 177–78; of names, 3–4, 8–11, 59, 61–62, 131 Aiyansh, 244–45n.1 Alaska, 162, 197–99, 207, 210–11, 236n.8. See also Metlakatla, Alaska; Tlingit Algonquian, 46 All-Native Basketball Tournament, 104 Alugigyet, 91, 111–12 American Anthropologist, 165–66, 172 Amnesia, genealogical, 96–97, 203 Ancestors, 31–34, 68, 73, 103, 121, 151; of clans, 179–81, 216; and reincarnation, 68, 100, 239n.24; “worship” of, 66 Anderson, Margaret Seguin, 24, 123, 175, 238n.19, 240n.1; on adoption, 86, 88; on feasts, 32, 111, 141; on names, 66, 89, 237n.6; on phratries, 185–88, 191, 193 Andigwalee, 190 Anglican church, 25, 62–63, 208, 238n.21. See also Duncan, William Annette Island, 21 Anthropogenesis, 179–81 Antimahlasxw, 167. See also maalsk Appadurai, Arjun, 125, 154 Archaeology, 177, 243n.9 Arctander, John, 109–11, 239n.24 “Arranged births,” 82, 91 Art market, 106, 126 Asian origin, theories of, 174–75, 181 Asiwaalgit, 104 Athabascans, 196, 236n.9; descent systems of, 22, 158–59, 184, 199; origins among, 176. See also Tahltan; Wetsuweten At.óow, 236n.1 Australia, 46 Authority: avuncular, 88; signs of, 11–14, 30, 137 Autochthony, of phratries, 195–200 Axti Hiixw, 70, 79 Ayaaax, 43 Baalx, 62, 65, 67 Bach, Emmon, 244n.13 Back prestation, 115, 143 Balikci, Asen, 239n.23 Baptism, 14, 75–76, 85, 93–95, 130–31 Barbeau, Marius, 5, 23, 147, 237–38n.12; among Canyon Tsimshian, 37, 40, 200; on clans and phratries, 43, 161–77, 179–86, 189–91, 193, 197–98, 202, 242n.8; critique of Boas by, 165–68, 173–74, 176, 180, 182, 197–98; on cross-phratric names, 48–56, 90–91, 99, 177; among Gitksan, 56–57, 65, 185–86, 238n.16; in Lax Kwalaams, 38–39, 48–57, 61, 69, 76–77, 95–96, 98–99, 163, 169–73, 182, 235n.4; Northwest Coast files of, 24–25, 70–72, 74, 169, 175, 185, 193, 207, 236n.3, 237n.7, 238n.17, 243n.10; orthography used by, 238n.15; on totem poles, 107, 147 Barnett, Homer, 24, 153, 193, 219 Basketball, 104, 123 Baskets, as metaphor, 36, 68, 130 Bean, Susan, 93 Bear Mother, 177 Beaver, 45–46, 54 Bella Bella, 41, 158, 244n.13. See also Heiltsuk Bella Coola. See Nuxalk Benedict, Ruth, 113 Berries, 47–48, 113, 138, 144 Berthiaume, Rocque, 25 Beynon, William, 66, 183, 193, 235n.5, 243–44n.13; background and genealogy of, 64, 78–80, 170–71, 242n.4; Gitksan fieldwork of, 56–57, 64, 69, 91, 134–35, 139–41, 241n.12; on Kitkatla, 42, 54, 118, 185, 189–90; in Lax Kwalaams, 35, 38, 41, 76, 84, 95–96, 138, 237n.12; work with Barbeau, 23, 25, 40, 48...

pdf

Additional Information

ISBN
9780295989235
Related ISBN
9780295988078
MARC Record
OCLC
646794821
Pages
296
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.