Chiefly feasts : the enduring Kwakiutl potlatch / edited by Aldona Jonaitis ; with essays by Douglas Cole ... [et al.] ; and special editorial help by Peter L. Macnair.
Contributor(s): Jonaitis, Aldona | Cole, Douglas Lowell | American Museum of Natural HistoryLanguage: English Publisher: Seattle; New York : University of Washington Press; American Museum of Natural History, 1991.Description: 300p. : ill., map, photos (many col.) ; 26 x 27cm.ISBN: 0295971142Subject(s): Kwakiutl Indians -- Rites and ceremonies | Potlatch -- British Columbia | Kwakiutl art
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Catalogue of an exhibition held at the American Museum of Natural History, October 1991 - February 1992.
Bibliography: p. 289-295.
Chiefly feasts: the creation of an exhibition / Aldona Jonaitis; Streams of property, armor of wealth: the traditional Kwakiutl potlatch / Wayne Suttles; The history of the Kwakiutl potlatch / Douglas Cole; George Hunt, collector of Indian specimens / Ira Jacknis; The contemporary potlatch / Gloria Cranmer Webster; The treasures of Siwidi / Judith Ostrowitz and Aldona Jonaitis.