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First Fish First People: Salmon Tales of the North Pacific Rim

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Publisher Comments:

This collection brings together writers from two continents and four countries whose traditional cultures are based on Pacific wild salmon. 72 duotone photos. Line drawings.

Book News Annotation:

Taking the Pacific Ocean not as a barrier but as a bridge and a resource shared by many peoples and lands, a collection of 13 accounts of the importance of salmon from both a historical and a contemporary perspective. They also comprise a plea for protection and restoration. Among the peoples are the Ainu from Japan; Ulchi from Siberia; Okanagan and Coastal Shalish from Canada; and Makah, Warm Springs, and Spokane from the US. No index or bibliography. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Writers from traditional cultures based on the Pacific wild salmon remember the blessedness and mourn the loss of the fish, while alerting readers to current environmental dangers and conditions. Represented are the Ainu from Japan; Ulchi and Nyvkh from Siberia; Okanagon and Coastal Salish from Canada; and Makah, Warm Springs, and Spokane from the United States. 72 photos.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295977393
Author:
Roche, Judith
Author:
McHutchison, Meg
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Location:
Seattle, Wash. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Nanai (Asian people) -- Folklore.
Subject:
Salmon -- Literary collections.
Subject:
Salmon -- Folklore.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 192-193.
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
9.01x8.06x.71 in. 1.55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Writers from traditional cultures based on the Pacific wild salmon remember the blessedness and mourn the loss of the fish, while alerting readers to current environmental dangers and conditions. Represented are the Ainu from Japan; Ulchi and Nyvkh from Siberia; Okanagon and Coastal Salish from Canada; and Makah, Warm Springs, and Spokane from the United States. 72 photos.
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