Title

BENEDICTION: The Teachings of Chief Kwaxsistalla Adam Dick and the Atla’gimma (“Spirits of the Forest”) Dance

Published In

Plants, People, and Places: The Roles of Ethnobotany and Ethnoecology in Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights in Canada and Beyond

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

8-2020

Abstract

Like the symposium that inspired this book, its contents are preceded by the words of Chief Kwaxsistalla wath-thla Adam Dick. His name, Kwaxsistalla – bequeathed to him by his father and grandfather, who had inherited the name from generations going back to the beginning of remembered time – is a chiefly title that means “smoke from his fire reaches around the world.” He was chief of the Qawadiliqalla (Wolf) Clan of the Dzawada7enuxw (Tsawataineuk) Kwakwa’kawakw from Kingcome Village on the mainland coast of British Columbia.

Rights

Copyrighted by McGill-Queen's University Press

Description

Benediction in the book, Plants, People, and Places: The Roles of Ethnobotany and Ethnoecology in Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights in Canada and Beyond

DOI

10.2307/j.ctv153k6x6.4

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/34493

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