Kaska materials, ACLS Collection

Kaska includes: Kaska Dena
circa 1908 and 1915-1921
Teit, James Alexander, 1864-1922
British Columbia--History | Yukon--History | Music
Maps | Songs
2 maps and approx. 100 pages
The Kaska materials in the ACLS Collection consists of two printed maps of British Columbia and adjacent regions with extensive handwritten annotations by James Teit, showing his understanding of Indigenous territories at the time. Kaska areas are noted among these. The two maps are titled, "Map showing as near as possible Location of the Shuswap Tribe and Divisions, with approximate Boundaries of neighboring Tribes" and Map (3) showing present or late and also former distributions of northern tribes. In addition, the item "Songs from the Salish area" contains typewritten and handwritten notes on 80+ songs recording on wax cylinders, collected for and sent to the National Museum of Canada, among which some are Kaska. 
ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) Mss.497.3.B63c