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The Story of a Tlingit Community, by Frederica de Laguna. 1960 1st Edn - $35 (Juneau)

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The Story of a Tlingit Community, by Frederica de Laguna. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 172. Hardcover, 1960 first edition. 254 pages. Good condition. Former owner's name inside. Call or reply to this post.

CONTENTS PAGE
Preface ix
The relationship  between Tlingit archeology and ethnology 1
Introduction to the  problem 1
Basic premises 4
Conduct of the fieldwork 8
Character of the ethnological data 15
Tlingit concepts of history and  geography 16
Angoon tribal territory 23
The Angoon people 23
Angoon land  28
Archeological sites in general 30
 Admiralty Island north of Kootznahoo Inlet 35
Thayer  Creek 35
Kootznahoo Head 36
Kootznahoo Inlet 36
Turn Point 38
Stillwater  Anchorage 39
Pillsbury Point and Daxatkanada Island 39
 Steamer Passage  40
Mitchell Bay 41
Kanalku Bay 43
Baby Pouch  44
Channel Point  44
Sullivan Point 45
Favorite Bay 46
Games Point 46
Angoon 47
Chatham Strait  between Angoon and Killisnoo 48
Killisnoo 49
Hood Bay 51
Hood Bay Fort 53
 Chaik Bay 53
 Whitewater Bay 55
Cliff with paintings 58
Wilson Cove 58
 South end of  Admiralty Island 59
Tyee 59
Herring and  Chapin Bays 59
Eliza Harbor 59
Pybus Bay 60
Chichagof Island  60
Freshwater Bay  60
Tenakee Inlet 60
 Basket Bay 61
Peninsula Point 63
Angoon tribal territory-- Continued
Chichagof  Island--Continued page
Point Hayes 63
Point  Craven 64
Sitkoh Bay 64
Peril Strait 67
Todd 68
Hanus Bay 68
Baranof Island south of Peril Strait 69
Summary of sib territories 69
Petroglyphs  and pictographs 70
Pictographs at Magpie Point near Angoon 73
Pictographs south of  Whitewater Bay 75
Petroglyphs at Sitkoh Bay 75
Summary 79
Archeological sites at Daxatkanada Island and Pillsbury Point 79
Daxatkanada Island 79
The shelf 82
The saddle 87
Other test pits 89
Contents of the deposits 90
Wood and seeds 90
Shellfish, barnacles, sea urchins 91
Fish 92
Birds 92
 Animals 93
Pillsbury Point  94
Forts 97
Archeological specimens  from the Angoon area 99
Introduction 99
Heavj'- stone  implements 99
Adzes 99
Mauls and pestles 101
 Hammerstones, strike-a-lights, firestones 102
War club 102
Vessels and paint 103
Stone dishes and pottery (?) 103
Paint 104
 Abrading tools 105
Stone  saws 105
Pumice 105
 Whetstones 105
Rubbing tools 106
Unfinished (?) oval stone tools 108
 Knives and scrapers 109
Wooden handles 109
Slate blades 109
Shell  implements 110
Boulder chips 110
Flakes and cores 110
Sea mammal hunting  weapons 111
Toggle  harpoon heads 112
 Barbed harpoon heads 112
Archeological specimens  from the Angoon area-- Continued page
Land animal hunting weapons 114
Barbed points 114
Unbarbed arrowheads 115
Bone spears or daggers 115
Fishing gear 115
Double-pointed  bone pins 117
Bird-bone points 117
 Barbs for gaff hooks 117
Miscellaneous  bone points 117
Bone tools 118
 Awls and drills 118
Beaver-tooth chisels 118
Worked  bone 118
Ornaments 119
 Pendants 120
 Beads 121
Labrets 121
Nose pin (?) 122
Stone disks 122
Bone carving 122
Amulets-- 122
Incised tablets 122
Rubbing stone 126
Drinking tube (?) 126
Objects of foreign provenience 126
Copper 126
Iron 126
 Trade goods 127
Conclusions 127
History of Angoon 128
Introduction 128
The Flood 130
"The Story of Creation" 130
The Flood 131
The  Founding of Angoon 131
Version 1 132
Version 2 133
Version 3 133
 Spht between the QanAXAdi and the Decitan 133
Version 1 134
Version 2 134
Origin of the 'An^akhitan 135
Story of  Basket Bay 136
Version 1 137
Version 2 137
Origin of the  DAql'awedi 137
Migration of the  DAql'awedi 139
Story of the Hood Bay Shaman 140
Version 1 140
Version 2 140
Origin of the Wuckitan 141
History of Angoon-- Continued page
Origin of the Teq"edi 143
Story about Trouble at Todd 145
Other stories about Angoon sibs 146
Fights  between the Decitan and 'An^akhitan and the Sitka
KiksAdi 149
Version 1 149
Version 2 149
Story of Pillsbury Point 150
Siege of Daxatkanada 150
Version 1 150
Version 2 151
Version 3 151
Sequel to Version 3, Trouble at Wrangell 152
Peace  between the Wrangell and Angoon people 154
Defeat of the Sitka Kagwantan at Wrangell 155
Massacre of the Wrangell Peace Party at Sitka 155
Attack  on the Angoon Wuckitan by the Sitka Kagwantan 157
Murder of the Wuckitan by the Kagwantan at Sitka 157
 Recent history of Angoon 158
Introduction 158
Destruction of  Angoon, 1882 158
Historical  background 159
Letter of Morris 163
 Report of Commander Merriman 164
Letter of Mrs. Willard 167
Angoon Versions 168
Version 1 168
Version 2 169
Version 3 171
Historic sketches of Angoon 172
Angoon in 1794 172
Angoon in 1875 173
Angoon in 1879 174
KilUsnoo in 1890 174
Angoon houses 176
Ancient houses 178
Decitan houses 180
'An^akhitan  Houses 185
Wuckitan houses 186
Teq'edi houses 187
 DAql'awedi Houses 189
Summary 192
Angoon today 192
Conclusions 200
Bibliography 207
 Appendix 210
Explanation of plates 231
Index 235

ILLUSTRATIONS
PLATES
(All plates except frontispiece follow  page 234)
1. The West Beach of  Angoon, 1950. (Frontispiece.)
2. Angoon houses, 1950 and 1890.
3. Daxatkanada Island and causeway.
4. Artifacts and posthole.
5. Splitting adzes, hammers, etc.
6. Miscellaneous stone specimens.
7. Stone rubbing tools and saws.
8. Bone weapons.
9. Bone and shell implements.
10. Ornaments and miscellaneous specimens.
11. Petroglyphs, Sitkoh  Bay.

TEXT FIGURES
PAGE
1. The home of the Angoon people and adjoining territories 24
2. The vicinity of Angoon 37
3. Site in  Chaik Bay__ 54
4. Site of Neltushkin,  Whitewater Bay 56
5. Site at  Basket Bay 62
6. Site near Chatham Cannery, Sitkoh Bay 65
7. Pictographs 74
8. Petroglyphs, Sitkoh Bay 76
9. Daxatkanada Island 80
10. Bottom of midden  on shelf, Daxatkanada Island 83
11. Cross section of midden  on shelf, Daxatkanada Island 85
12. Bottom of midden  on saddle, Daxatkanada Island 87
13. Cross section of midden  on saddle, Daxatkanada Island 88
14. Site of Whale's Head Fort, Pillsbury Point 95
15. Incised stone tablets  from Daxatkanada Island 124
16. Site of  Grouse Fort, Icy Strait 143
17. Sketch map of Angoon 179
18. Paintings  on Killer Whale Houses, Angoon 190

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