Nations of the Northwest Coast


The Tlingit, the Haida, and the Kwakiutl are among the hundreds of separate groups of First Peoples who have lived on the Northwest Coast of North America for thousands of years.

Children will learn how the First Peoples gathered food and other resources from the forests, rivers, and ocean. The text  describes the lifestyle, beliefs, and social structure of these peoples with beautiful accompanying illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780778704706
  • Author: Bobbie Kalman
  • 32 pages
  • Ages: 8-12
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The northwest coast of the Pacific Ocean has been home to many Native nations for thousands of years.

The waters, mountains, and forests of this isolated region provided food and shelter for groups such as the Tlingit, the Haida, and the Kwakiutl.

Topics covered in Nations of the Northwest Coast include:

  • distinct customs, cultures, and beliefs of the various nations
  • dwellings used in different seasons and locales
  • fishing and the use of coastal plants and animals
  • traditional handicrafts, including carving and weaving
  • the organization of families, clans, and moieties
  • the impact of the arrival of the Europeans

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Weight 0.173 kg
Dimensions 25.0 × 21.7 × 0.4 cm
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