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Social structure and social life of the Tlingit in Alaska

Ronald L. Olson

Social structure and social life of the Tlingit in Alaska

by Ronald L. Olson

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tlingit Indians.,
  • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCalifornia, University, Publications in Anthropological Records -- v. 26., HRAF -- 19., Publications in anthropological records -- v. 26.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10, 123 p.
    Number of Pages123
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16814233M

    The Tlingit marriages were arranged and the man went to live in the woman's house. A man was supposed to get married to a woman who comes from his father's clan but both should not be related. This means that children and their paternal grandfather shared a clan. Social Structure and Social Life of the Tlingit in Alaska: Authors: Olson, Ronald L. Date: Series: University of California Anthropological Records: Volume: University of California Anthropological Records Pages: i-x, Subjects: Tlingit Indians--Social life and customs: Format: Article Online: ucarpdf.

    See L. Jones, A Study of the Tlingets of Alaska (, repr. ); T. M. Durlach, The Relationship Systems of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian (, repr. ); R. L. Olsen, Social Structure and Social Life of the Tlingit in Alaska (); F. De Laguna, Under Mount Saint Elias (). Olson R. Social structure and social life of the Tlingit in Alaska: University of California Press. Paige A, Churchill S, Ratner N, Turek M, Coiley-Kenner P. Local Knowledge, Harvest Patterns, and Community Uses of Salmon in Wrangell, Alaska. Swanton JR.

    Ronald Olson, Social Structure and Social Life of the Tlingit in Alaska, A nthropological Records 26 (Berkeley, CA: Universit y of California Press, ); Harvey Feit, “North. In Tlingit, Yeil is Raven and Ch'aak is Eagle (Wolf is sometimes used interchangeably with Eagle). Each clan is made up of clan houses. The Haida people and Tlingit people have always lived on these sacred and wondrous lands and waters of Southeast Alaska as the original occupants and guardians.


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In Being and Place among the Tlingit, anthropologist Thomas F. Thornton examines the concept of place in the language, social structure, economy, and ritual of southeast Alaska's Tlingit Indians. Book Description: In Being and Place among the Tlingit, anthropologist Thomas F.

Thornton examines the concept of place in the language, social structure, economy, and ritual of southeast Alaska's Tlingit Indians. The Tlingit Indians maintained a strict social structure. There were three social classes, the anyaddi, the highest class, followed by the kanackideh, and lastly, the nitkakaku.

Visiting tribes and other guests were controlled by local clans. WIthin the Tlingit tribe, there were many clans. The Alaska Native Brotherhood did much to fight these prejudices and elevate the social status of the Tlingit and Haida people as American citizens.

Today, although Tlingit people are much more accepted, their fight for survival continues. The Athabascans of Alaska traditionally lived along five Alaskan rivers: the Yukon, the Tanana, the Susitna, the Kuskokwim, and the Copper River.

Athabascan Social Structure The Athabascans have a matrilineal system in which children belong to the mother’s .English, Book edition: Social structure and social life of the Tlingit in Alaska / by R.

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Anthropological records) Berkeley, University of California Press, by Ronald L Olson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Ronald L Olson. In Being and Place among the Tlingit, anthropologist Thomas F. Thornton examines the concept of place in the language, social structure, economy, and ritual of southeast Alaska's Tlingit Indians.

Place signifies not only a specific geographical location but also reveals the ways in which individuals and social groups define notion of place consists of three dimensions - space.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Olson, Ronald L. (Ronald Leroy), Social structure and social life of the Tlingit in Alaska. Social structure and social life of the Tlingit in Alaska. [Ronald L Olson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Finally, the Tlingit, a fishing and hunting tribe in what is today Alaska, had a matrilineal social structure.

Their society centered on tight knit communities or Kwans, which contained several wood houses. The Tlingit also placed a great deal of importance on the family and family identity.

Social structure is the way people view their roles in society and their relationships with others. It includes such concepts as "family", "status", and division of labor between males and females.

In Tlingit culture, the social structure in its entirety was most completely operative in the winter village. Author of The Quinault Indians, Social structure and social life of the Tlingit in Alaska, Adze, canoe, and house types of the Northwest coast, Chumash prehistory, Clan and moiety in native America, The Social organization of the Haisla of British Columbia, Notes on the Bella Bella Kwakiutl, Social life of the Owikeno Kwakiutl.

Tlingit social structure consisted of a multiple-leveled hierarchy based upon both the general number and distribution of the members, yet all are (for the most part) equally important in determining one’s place in Tlingit society (Figure II). R Olson "Social Structure and Social Life of the Tlingit in Alaska" 26 Anthropological Records Berkeley.

Piddcocke S Piddcocke "The Potlatch System of the Southern Kwakiutl: A New Perspecitive" 21(3) South-western Journal of Anthropology Ray F Ray "Rejoinder" 58 American Anthropologist Rohner The unpublished manuscript: "History of Tlingit Tribes and Clans, by George Emmons (N.D.) The unpublished list of "Tlingit Tribe, Clan, and House Group Names," by Jeff Leer () Social Structure and Social Life of the Tlingit Alaskan, by Ronald Olson ().Raven Yakutat Tlingits at a Sitka Potlatch, Dec.

9th, The word "potlatch" means "to give" from the Chinook jargin on the Columbian River. For many Northwest Coast Native peoples, includng the Tlingit people, potlatches (ku.éex’) were an immensely important occasion featuring speeches, dancing, singing, feasting, and the lavish distribution of property.