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Dauenhauer, Nora Marks and Richard Dauenhauer. 1994. Haa Kusteeyí, our culture: Tlingit life stories. (Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature 3). Seattle: University of Washington Press. xxxiv + 888 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


This volume contains life stories of Tlingit elderly as a unique window on larger social, cultural and political Tlingit history. An introduction reviews key aspects of pre-contact social structure and ceremonial llife and traces the European impact, especially since 1867, and ensuing conflict and changes in language use and attitudes, culture, land use and world view.

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