Tsimshian


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a member of a Penutian people who lived on rivers and a sound in British Columbia

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a Penutian language spoken by the Tsimshian

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analyzes the Tsimshian version of Esdii wal's story, which belongs
Her master's thesis on Tsimshian photographer Benjamin Alfred Haldane, who started a portrait studio in Metlakatla in 1899, was included as a chapter in Sharing Our Knowledge: The Tlingit and Their Coastal Neighbors, published by the University of Nebraska Press.
It is the only place in the world where you can see the Kermode - or spirit - bear, noted for its white fur, and sacred to the Tsimshian people.
This reclamation of land and tradition is reminiscent of Clifford (Kam'ayaam/ Chachim'multhnii) Atleo's (a Tsimshian and Nuu-cha-nulth Ph.D.
When the children of the Tsimshian village of Kitkatla capture and mistreat a crow, the Chief of the Heavens, angered at their disrespect, brings a powerful storm.
She is of mixed Aboriginal descent, including Tsimshian, Gitxsan, and Nisga'a, as well as some Scottish.
Alaska Natives in the north (Inupiat) have extremely high rates, but those in other areas/tribes (Aleut, Haida, Tsimshian, etc.) actually have rates about the same as the non-Native rates; Yupik Eskimos in western Alaska are in the middle.
(18) For instance, for the Ts'msyen context, see Marie-Francoise Guedon, "Tsimshian Shamanic Images," in Margaret Seguin [Anderson] (ed.), The Tsimshian: Images from the Past; Views for the Present (Vancouver, 1984), 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 makers.
TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that its Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project (PRGT) has signed a Project Agreement with the Metlakatla First Nation, a member of the Coast Tsimshian Nation.
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.
Founded by the first generation of Alaska Natives in southeast Alaska (majority Tlingit, but also Haida and Tsimshian) who were educated in the mission schools, the initial agenda of the ANB and ANS stressed citizenship rights, education, and the abolition of Native customs.
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.