Cedar

Cedar From the mighty cedar of the rainforest came a wealth of raw materials vital to the early Northwest Coast Indian way of life its art and culture For all its gifts the Northwest Coast peoples held th

  • Title: Cedar
  • Author: Hilary Stewart
  • ISBN: 9780888944375
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From the mighty cedar of the rainforest came a wealth of raw materials vital to the early Northwest Coast Indian way of life, its art and culture For all its gifts, the Northwest Coast peoples held the cedar and its spirit in high regard, believing deeply in its healing and spiritual powers Respectfully, they addressed the cedar as Long Life Maker, Life Giver and HealingFrom the mighty cedar of the rainforest came a wealth of raw materials vital to the early Northwest Coast Indian way of life, its art and culture For all its gifts, the Northwest Coast peoples held the cedar and its spirit in high regard, believing deeply in its healing and spiritual powers Respectfully, they addressed the cedar as Long Life Maker, Life Giver and Healing Woman Anecdotes, oral history and the accounts of early explorers, traders and missionaries highlight the text Stewart s 550 drawings and a selection of 50 photographs depict how the people made and used the finished products of the incomparable tree of life to the Northwest Coast Indians the cedar.

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    1. Excellent history on the many uses the Northwest Coast Indians made and continue to make of the cedar tree.

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