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At Home With the Bella Coola Indians

T. F. McIlwraith"s Field Letters, 1922-1924

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Published by University of British Columbia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Sociology,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Travel,
  • Anthropologists,
  • McIlwraith, T. F,
  • History,
  • Correspondence,
  • World - General,
  • British Columbia,
  • Bella Coola (Indiens),
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Native American,
  • 1899-1964,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social life and customs,
  • (Thomas Forsyth),,
  • Bella Coola Indians,
  • Canada

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDouglas Cole (Editor), John Barker (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8080690M
    ISBN 100774809809
    ISBN 109780774809801

    The town at the end of the road, Bella Coola (pop. ), is a disorganized little burg in a green glacier-carved valley. Ancestral home to the Bella Coola tribe, Bella Coola once held a Hudson's Bay Company trading fort, then became a fishing center for Norwegian settlers. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The mythology of the Bella Coola Indians by Franz Boas, , s.n. edition, Microform in EnglishCited by:


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At Home with the Bella Coola Indians: T. McIlwraith's Field Letters, Hardcover – March 1, by Douglas Cole (Editor), John Barker (Editor)Format: Hardcover.

Format: EBook, Book, Electronic Books; ISBN:; LOC call number: EB39 M ; Published: Vancouver: UBC Press, c At Home with the Bella Coola Indians 47 different informants, collecting alternate versions of family histories and validating myths, Mcllwraith was made aware of the secrets and rivalries that formed an essential part of traditional Bella Coola society.

As Ralph Maud has said, the contrast betwee5 and Mcllwraith'n Boas s work on. At Home with the Bella Coola Indians: T.F. Mcllwraith's Field Letters, | BC Studies IN THE EARLY s on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia, twenty-three-year-old anthropologist Thomas Forsyth Mcllwraith arrived in the Bella Coola Valley to study the small community of the Nuxalk people.

McIlwraith’s resulting ethnography, The Bella Coola Indians (), is widely considered the finest published study of a Northwest Coast First Nation. This volume is a rich complement to McIlwraith’s classic work, incorporating his letters from the field as well as previously unpublished essays on the Nuxalk.

In At Home with the Bella Coola Indians, editors John Barker and Douglas Cole explore ethnographic fieldwork - 'anthropology's crucible' - as a traditional social practice [End Page ] moulding both the fieldworker and the products of the fieldworker's labour.

The editors present and interpret T.F. The classic ethnographic study of the Bella Coola (Nuxalk) Indians of British Columbia, originally published in and long out of print, is now available again. It is both a comprehensive guide.

“BELLA COOLA” is the common designation of those Indians who, until a few years ago, inhabited the valley of the Bella Coola River in central British Columbia. Boas has recorded¹ that the name is a mis-pronunciation of Bdxula,² a Kwakiutl word of doubtful origin which white pioneers assumed to be the appellation of the people in question.

McIlwraith's resulting ethnography, The Bella Coola Indians (), is widely considered the finest published study of a Northwest Coast First Nation. This volume is a rich complement to McIlwraith's classic work, incorporating his letters from the field as well as previously unpublished essays on the Nuxalk.

What was the religion and beliefs of the Bella Coola tribe. The Bella Coola believed that there were five worlds, located one above the other. The middle world was their own world, the earth.

Above earth were two upper worlds, one the home of 'Our Woman - Afraid of Nothing', and the one below that was the 'House of the Sun'. McIlwraith’s resulting ethnography, The Bella Coola Indians (), is widely considered the finest published study of a Northwest Coast First Nation.

This volume is a rich complement to McIlwraith’s classic work, incorporating his letters from the field as well as previously unpublished essays on the : Hardcover.

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Bella Coola, also called Nuxalk, North American Indians whose villages were located in what is now the central British Columbia coast, along the upper Dean and Burke channels and the lower parts of the Bella Coola River valley. They spoke a Salishan language related to that of the Coast Salish (q.v.) to the ancestors probably separated from the main body of Salish and.

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Magne The Indians of Puget Sound: The Notebooks of Myron Eells. George. The native peoples living in the Bella Coola region made use of the abundant forests around them and built large long houses out of cedar logs and split boards to live in.

This Classic Study Of Bella Coola Mythology And Its Development, Individual Bella Coola Villages And Their Traditions And The Traditions Of Their Mythological Animals Remains One Of The Seminal Studies Of This People.

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ASAO Monograph No. Lanham, New York and London: University Press of America. At Home With The Bella Coola Indians. Author by: Douglas Cole Languange: en Publisher by: UBC Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 57 Total Download: File Size: 49,9 Mb Description: Between andthe young Canadian anthropologist T.F.

McIlwraith spent eleven months in the isolated community of Bella Coola. Published Over A Century Ago, This Wonderful Study Has More Than Passed The Test Of Time.

This Classic Study Of Bella Coola Mythology And Its Development, Individual Bella Coola Villages And Their Traditions And The Traditions Of Their Mythological Animals Remains One Of The Seminal Studies Of This People.

This Report Also Deals With The Rich Masking Tradition Of The Bella Coola. The mythology of the Bella Coola Indians [Boas, Franz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The mythology of the Bella Coola Indians. Above: "Bella Coola Indians with potatoe crop," This photo was taken when the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs visited the Bella Coola Indian Reserve.

Other photos showed apple orchards and farm fields. The Nuxalkmc were the first farmers in the valley.

Bella Coola is a community in the Bella Coola Valley, in British Columbia, Canada. Bella Coola usually refers to the entire valley, encompassing the settlements of Bella Coola proper ("the townsite") (population approximately ), Lower Bella Coola, Hagensborg, Salloompt, Nusatsum, Firvale and is also the location of the head offices of the Central Coast.

The Memoirs, published at irregular intervals, but often out of chronological sequence, from untilwere monographic works focusing on scientific topics requiring exhaustive treatment.

Henry Fairfield Osborn suggested the series in Mythology of the Bella Coola Indians. 1 — The Bella Coola tribe has diminished in numbers, owing to the ravages of disease, until it now contains but a few hundred souls.

They speak a dia- lect of the Salishan language, but are isolated from the main body of 1 Boas, Franz. 'In the history of Canadian anthropology, T.F. McIlwraith's The Bella Coola Indians occupies a place similar to that of H.A. Innis's The Fur Trade in Canada in Canadian historical writing' -- Ramsay Read more.

The classic ethnographic study of the Bella Coola (Nuxalk) Indians of British Columbia, originally published in and long out of print, is now available again. It is both a comprehensive guide to Nuxalk culture and a central document in the study of ethnographic : T.

McIlwraith. Library and Archives Canada (MIKAN no. ) The traditional homeland of the Bella Coola people lay along the central Pacific coast of what is now British American Indians built their villages along the upper Dean and Burke channels and the lower parts of the Bella Coola River valley.

They belonged to the Northwest Coast culture area and spoke a. The Bella Coola Indians / Author: T.F. McIlwraith ; with a new introduction by John Barker.

Publication info: Toronto: University of Toronto Press, The Bella Coola Tribe, which is also known as the Bellacoola, Belhoola or Bilqula tribe, is a small Indian tribe that resides at a reservation around Bella Coola in British Columbia.

The Bella Coola tribe consists of about six hundred people at this e tribe had featured about fourteen hundred member at its peak in the late nineteenth. When you stay at Bella Coola Mountain Lodge in Hagensborg, you'll be steps from Bella Coola Valley. This lodge is mi (28 km) from Burnt Bridge Creek Conservancy.

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Business, Other. At home with the Bella Coola Indians: T.F. McIlwraith's field letters, [T F McIlwraith; John Barker; Douglas Cole] -- "Between andthe young Canadian anthropologist T.F. McIlwraith spent eleven months in the isolated community of Bella Coola, British Columbia, living among the people of the Nuxalk First.

The Bella Coola village of Qomq'-ts was located at the mouth of the Bella Coola River in BC. The painted houses were owned by people of high rank. The large baskets are traps used for catching salmon in the river (artwork by Gordon Miller).

© by Bella Coola Valley Inn. Proudly created with The classic ethnographic study of the Bella Coola (Nuxalk) Indians of British Columbia, originally published in and long out of print, is now available again.  It is both a comprehensive guide to Nuxalk culture and a central document in the study of ethnographic n andT.F.

McIlwraith, then an anthropologist with the National Museum of Canada. Current Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) population estimates indicate a total Nuxalk population of approximately with nearly of those living on the Nuxalk reserve in Bella Coola.

However, according to the traditional Nuxalk government, the true Nuxalk population is closer to 3, The child and the cannibal A Bella Coola Legend. Once upon a time there was a youth whose name was Anutkoats, who was playing with a number of girls behind the village.

While they were playing, a noise like the cracking of twigs was heard in the woods. The noise came nearer and nearer. The youth hid behind a tree, and saw that a Snanaik was.

Welcome to the Bella Coola Valley Inn. At the Valley Inn we have 20 rooms with a beautiful view of the mountains while looking over the town itself.

To meet your comfort each room is equipped with Air Conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet Access, a Mini. The Bella Coola are a Native American people who flourished at one time along the northern banks of the Bella Coola River in British Columbia. A high point of the Bella Coola's ceremonial life came in the winter, a period devoted to honoring the spirits who walked the earth, often disguised as animals, during the cold weather months from.

The Mythology of the Bella Coola Indians | Published Over A Century Ago, This Wonderful Study Has More Than Passed The Test Of Time. This Classic Study Of Bella Coola Mythology And Its Development, Individual Bella Coola Villages And Their Traditions And The Traditions Of Their Mythological Animals Remains One Of The Seminal Studies Of This People.

T. F. McIlwraith has written: 'Basic cultures of the Indians of Canada' -- subject(s): Culture, Indians of North America 'The Bella Coola Indians' -- subject(s): Bella Coola Indians .The Mythology of the Bella Coola Indians | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible.The Bella Coola Tribe History often referred to as Nuxalk were known as Bella Coola due to the location where they lived, which was Bella Coola British Columbia.

Their homes were along the Bella Coola coastline of Canada and the United States.