Publication details [#30147]
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.
Book – monograph
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.