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Teachings of the tides : uses of marine invertebrates by the Manhousat people

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 970.00497 Elli (Text) 33294002079713 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold In process -
Prince Rupert Library NWHC 641.3908997 ELLI (Text) 33294000721480 Northwest History Collection - Non-Circulating Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780919441026
  • ISBN: 0919441025
  • Physical Description: print
    118 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Nanaimo, British Columbia : Theytus Books, 1981.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Bibliography: pages [102]-105.
Summary, etc.: "Teaching of the Tides is a unique combination of science and mythology. It catalogues over fifty species of marine invertebrates, insects, reptiles, and amphibians found on the western shores of Vancouver Island. The Manhousat methods of retrieving, preparing, cooking and preserving these specimens are recorded in simple, understandable language while a Manhousat edlder's frank insight and environmental knowledge greatly enhances the scientific data. This is a comprehensive guide, though light and easy to read, in which zooology is reflected through the eyes of a native Canadian elder."--
Subject: Nootka Indians
Ethnozoology -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island Region
Marine invertebrates -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island Region
Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island
Nootka Indians -- Food
Indians of North America -- Food -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island
Ethnozoology -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island
Topic Heading: Northwest History Collection.

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