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Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians

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Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians - Stewart, Hilary
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From the giant cedar of the rainforest came a wealth of raw materials vital to the way of life, art and culture of the early First Nations people of the Northwest Coast. All parts of the cedar tree had many uses. From the wood, skilled men made ocean-going canoes, massive post-and- beam houses, monumental carved poles that declared history, rights and lineage, and powerful dance masks. Women dextrously wove the inner bark into mats and baskets, plied it into ocordage and netting or processed it into soft, warn, water ...

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Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians 1995, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295974484

Trade paperback

Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians 1995, Douglas & McIntyre, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9781550544060

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Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians 1984, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295961606

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Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians 1984, Douglas & McIntyre

ISBN-13: 9780888944375

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