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Terms-Northwest One-Ups-Manship

Terms-Northwest One-Ups-Manship - 4 Dzunukwa a “The Wild...

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Terms – Northwest One-Ups-Manship 1) Kwakiutl a. Native American people inhabiting parts of coastal British Columbia and northern Vancouver Island b. Fishermen c. Lived in big painted and decorated houses with sculptures 2) Copper a. The most impressive gift given at a Potlatch b. Would be given in parts c. The final piece owned or given or thrown to sea or burned would be in the shape of a T 3) Potlatch a. Translated to mean “To Give Away” b. a ceremonial period of feasting was accompanied by lavish giving away
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Unformatted text preview: 4) Dzunukwa a. “The Wild Woman of the Forest” b. Bringer of wealth – the wealth of the people came from the forest 5) Crest a. Received with great accomplishments – at birth, marriage, ect. b. Would be displayed on house, some ceremonial clothing ect. 6) Potlatch Cylinders a. Signifies the number of potlatches a person has had b. The cylinders are displayed on the top of the houses or on ceremonial hats...
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  • Spring '08
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  • Native Americans in the United States, Pacific Northwest, Vancouver Island, Kwakwaka'wakw, ceremonial clothing ect

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