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“Every shining pine needle, every humming insect. All are holy in the memory and experience of my people. We know the sap which courses through the trees as we know the blood that courses through our veins.
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The Native American Indian, a twenty-volume opus chronicling the various tribes in North America and their apparent endangered status—or “extinction”—was a huge undertaking by photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis during the early 20th century. 688 more words
Among the Kwakwaka’wakw of the Pacific Northwest, the Hamatsa were a society of tribal elite. Young men who hoped to become Hamatsa went through a lengthy period of isolation. 55 more words