May 24, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTHR 474 - Northwest Coast Societies from an Anthropological Perspective


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 0-3s-0) A survey of the cultures of the Northwest Coast from Yakutat Bay to the Columbia River. Cultures will be examined from the perspectives of the ethnographic present, historical change, and current developments. Focal areas include social structure, kinship, economic systems, material culture, ethnoaesthetics, winter dance ceremonial complexes, and language. Prerequisite: ANTHR 207 (or ANTHE 207) or 250 or consent of Department. Offered in alternate years.