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Spirits of our whaling ancestors : revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth traditions

Author: Charlotte Coté
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press ; Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2010.
Series: Capell family book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Following the removal of the gray whale from the Endangered Species list in 1994, the Makah tribe of northwest Washington State announced that they would revive their whale hunts; their relatives, the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation of British Columbia, shortly followed suit. Neither tribe had exercised their right to whale--in the case of the Makah, a right affirmed in their 1855 treaty with the federal government--since
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coté, Charlotte (Charlotte June)
Spirits of our whaling ancestors.
Seattle : University of Washington Press ; Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)1003191176
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Coté
ISBN: 9780295990460 0295990465
OCLC Number: 551719381
Description: xx, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: honoring our whaling ancestors --
Tsawalk: The centrality of whaling to Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Life --
Utla: Worldviews Collide : The arrival of Mamalhn'i in Indian Territory --
Kutsa: Maintaining the cultural link to whaling ancestors --
Muu: The Makah harvest a whale --
Sucha: challenges to our right to whale --
Nupu: Legal impediments spark a 2004 whale hunt --
Atlpu: restoring Nanash'agtl communities.
Series Title: Capell family book.
Responsibility: Charlotte Coté ; foreword by Micah McCarty.

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As a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation, Charlotte Cote offers a valuable perspective on the issues surrounding indigenous whaling, past and present.  Read more...

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