Abalone Tales Collaborative Explorations of Sovereignty and Identity in Native California
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Description: For Native peoples of California, the abalone found along the state's coast has complex significance as food, spirit, narrative symbol, tradable commodity, and much more. This title examines the cultural, social, and economic importance of abalone among past and present California Indian tribes.
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Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 8/29/2008
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
|About the Series|
|Introduction: Why Abalone? The Making of a Collaborative Research Project|
|Artifact, Narrative, Genocide|
|The Old Abalone Necklaces and the Possibility of a Muwekma Ohlone Cultural Patrimony|
|Abalone Woman Attends the Wiyot Reawakening|
|The "Meaning" of Abalone: Two Different Abalone Projects|
|Florence Silva and the Legacy of John Boston: Responsibility at the Intersection of Friendship and Ethnography|
|Reflections on the Iridescent One|
|Cultural Revivification and Species Extinction|
|Cultural Revivification in the Hoopa Valley|
|Extinction Narratives and Pristine Moments: Evaluating the Decline of Abalone|
|Conclusion: Horizons of Collaborative Research|