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Bella Bella

A Season of Heiltsuk Art

Bella Bella( )
Author: Black, Martha
Publication Date:Mar 1997
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

The original Heiltsuk-speaking tribes inhabited the outer islands, protected inland waterways, and mainland fiords of the central Northwest Coast. In 1880 the Methodist Church made the Heiltsuk village of Bella Bella its base for mission work on the Northwest Coast. By the time missionary and doctor Reverend Richard W. Large arrived in 1898 the village outwardly resembled a European-style town, but Heiltsuk culture persisted. While the Heiltsuk absorbed, adapted, and appropriated...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Canadian Studies
Art / Native American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.45 x 9.43 x 0.73 Inches
Book Weight:2.29 Pounds

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