84) Susan Neylan, The Heavens are Changing: Nineteenth-Century Protestant Missions and Tsimshian
Christianity (Montreal & Kingston, 2003), p.
From the Forest to the Sea" features more than 100 full color reproductions of Carr's work, including some of her most renowned paintings, in dialogue with dozens of indigenous artifacts from the Pacific Northwest: historic masks, baskets, and ceremonial objects by Haida, Kwakwaka'wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth, Salish, Tlingit, and Tsimshian
The concept for the book Sharing Our Knowledge came from a series of conferences of clans from the Tsimshian
, Haida, Tlingit, and Tagish, Tutchone, and Tahltan Athabascan people.
Lax Kw'alms Mayor Garry Reece says he wants to make one thing clear: The recent income sharing contract between the Coast Tsimshian
and the Province of British Columbia is not an endorsement of the LNG industry.
The example of the dance at Billy Jackson's house is echoed when a Presbyterian missionary complains that a Tsimshian
founder and leader of the ANB hunts and fishes on the Sabbath and also "play1s1 at the Native dances" (W.
Recycling of spirit forms, shamanic healing, communal festivals, and respect for all living things in places where activities are marked by the passing of the moon are part of Native Alaskan traditions, where the Tsimshian
expression "Lootm Txa'nii Gyet" translates as "We respect all people.
We're in the middle of the traditional territory of the Gitga'at people of the Tsimshian
nation, and they've been using this area to sustain themselves for quite some time, so you can imagine the biodiversity and the richness.
sample was much smaller, with 26 respondents.
Duchesne's book definitely would have profited from a more detailed discussion of such examples as the Native American bands of the northwestern coast of North America (the Tlingit, Tsimshian
, Haida, and others), whose entire social and economic life was saturated with the quest for prestige and whose chieftains hosted grand potlatch give-away ceremonies to prove their status (Kan 1993).
The many voyages of Arthur Wellington Clah; a Tsimshian
man on the Pacific Northwest Coast.
1975) 'Changes in coast Tsimshian
redistributive activities in the Fort Simpson region of British Columbia, 1788-1862', Ethnohistory 22(4): 295-318.
Lawrence Island Yupik, Yup'ik, Unangax, Sugpiaq, Athabascan, Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian
Spectacular objects from the Pacific Northwest--a mid-19th-century Tsimshian
chiefs chest, a Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) potlatch figure, and a recently-acquired Chilkat dancing blanket, masks, and serimshaw produced by Inuit artisans--are featured in the Lower Ground Gallery.
Linguist John Dunn, working with the Tsimshian
people in northern British Columbia and teaching a seminar in 1995 as part of a Master of Education program in the territory, argued that (and I paraphrase here from memory) primary discourse structures persist even in second and third generations of people who have moved from a First Nation language to English.
Although the summer institute wasn't focused on Two-Spirit work, Tatonetti said it allowed her insight into the Yup'ik, Tlingit, Tsimshian
, Haida and Kwakwaka'wakw nations, whose cultures differ greatly from those of native nations in the lower 48 states.