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Nuu-chah-nulth
Alternate forms: Nootka, Yuquot
Language(s): English | Nuu-chah-nulth
Date: circa 1904 and circa 1930s
Type:Text
Genre: Drawings | Songs
Extent: 2 folders
Description: The Nuu-chah-nulth materials in the Franz Boas Professional Papers consist of 2 items. One item is listed under Boas' "Kwakiutl songs and linguistic notes" and includes notes on some songs of Nuu-chah-nulth origin. The second item is listed under Hunt as "Yuquot whalers' shrine diagram" and consists of George Hunt's hand-drawn diagram of the layout of Yuquot Whalers' Shrine, subsequently removed from Yuquot and sent to the American Museum of Natural History in New York. A modified version of the diagram was printed as plate IV ("Plan of ceremonial house") in Franz Boas' "The Religion of the Kwakiutl Indians" (1930).
Collection: Franz Boas Personal and Professional Papers (Mss.B.B61p)