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Tag Archives: Canada
In 1881, Jedediah Hubbell Dorwin published some recollections of living in Montreal based on his extensive journals and scrapbooks. The following was reprinted in many newspapers at the time: On the morning of Sunday, November 8, 1819, the sun rose … Continue reading
Every Tlingit clan in every major village was supposed to have its own shaman (’ixtˈ), who might also be a clan or house chief, uniting supernatural power with economic and ceremonial leadership….The functions of the shaman were several. He fought … Continue reading
Grafton Tyler Brown: Long Lake, B.C. (1883) Born to African-American parents who had left the slave state of Maryland for the free state of Pennsylvania in 1837, Grafton Tyler Brown set off for Sacramento at the age of 17 and … Continue reading
Klatle-bhi (Kwakwaka’wakw/Squamish): The Guardian; I had to guess on the date.
Participants were 40 Canadian-born psychology undergraduates (29 females and 11 males). They were randomly assigned to one of two experimental conditions. In the meaning-threat condition, participants read an absurd short story called ‘‘The Country Dentist.’’ The story is a modified … Continue reading
Walter Tandy Murch: Carburetor (1957)
Jim Charlie (Squamish): Eagle Panel (c. 2018)
Denis Villeneuve, director: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Karoo Ashevak: Spirit Faces (Tooth Pull); the date is a guess.
Ludwig Zeller: The Confession (1970)