Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 12: Plateau (Hardcover)

Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 12: Plateau By Deward E. Walker, Jr. (Editor), William C. Sturtevant (Series edited by) Cover Image

Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 12: Plateau (Hardcover)

By Deward E. Walker, Jr. (Editor), William C. Sturtevant (Series edited by)

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Provides a summary of what is known about the prehistory, history, and culture of the American Indians of the Plateau Culture area. This area is defined by the region in northwestern United States and southwestern Canada drained by the Columbia and Fraser rivers excepting certain portions of the northern Great Basin drained by the Snake River. The Plateau culture area includes the Interior Salishan peoples, the Sahaptian peoples, and several cultural isolates, Athapaskan outliers, and the Kootenai and Cayuse.
Deward E. Walker, Jr. is a professor in the departments of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He specializes in applied anthropology, demography, and ethnohistory.
Product Details ISBN: 9780160495144
ISBN-10: 0160495148
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication Date: June 17th, 1998
Pages: 808
Language: English
Series: Handbook of North American Indians