The Indians of Canada

By Diamond Jenness

© 1977

First published in 1932, The Indians of Canada remains the most comprehensive works available on Canada's Indians. Part one includes chapters on languages, economic conditions, food resources, hunting and fishing, dress and adornment, dwellings, travel and transportation, trade and commerce, social and political organization, social life, religion, folklore and traditions, and drama, music, and art. The second part of the book describes the tribes in different groupings: the migratory tribbes of the eastern woodlands, the plains tribes, tribes of the Pacific coast, of the Cordillera, and the Mackenzie and Yukon River basins, and finally the Eskimo.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 466 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.7in x 1.1in x 9.6in
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First published in 1932, The Indians of Canada remains the most comprehensive works available on Canada's Indians.

The Indians of Canada

By Diamond Jenness

© 1977

First published in 1932, The Indians of Canada remains the most comprehensive works available on Canada's Indians. Part one includes chapters on languages, economic conditions, food resources, hunting and fishing, dress and adornment, dwellings, travel and transportation, trade and commerce, social and political organization, social life, religion, folklore and traditions, and drama, music, and art. The second part of the book describes the tribes in different groupings: the migratory tribbes of the eastern woodlands, the plains tribes, tribes of the Pacific coast, of the Cordillera, and the Mackenzie and Yukon River basins, and finally the Eskimo.

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Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 466 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.7in x 1.1in x 9.6in
  • Author Information

    Diamond Jenness was one of Canada's greatest early scientists and a pioneer of Canadian anthropology.