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Author Fiske, Jo-Anne, 1946-

Title Cis dideen kat = (When the plumes rise) : the way of the Lake Babine Nation / Jo-Anne Fiske ; with the assistance of Betty Patrick
Published Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, ©2000


Description 1 online resource (x, 261 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Contents 1. The Political and Cultural Context -- 2. Investigating Social and Cultural Practices -- 3. The Lake Babine People: The Four-Clan Nation -- 4. The Balhats -- 5. Origin and History of the Balhats -- 6. The Way of the Balhats -- 7. Colonial Legal Orders -- 8. Contemporary Justice Issues -- 9. Conclusion
Summary "Through interviews with community chiefs and elders, oral histories, focus groups, and archival research, Fiske and Patrick have documented and defined a traditional legal system still very much misunderstood. Their findings include material not previously published, making this book essential reading for those involved in treaty negotiations as well as for those with an interest in Aboriginal and state relations generally"--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-248) and index
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Subject Carrier Indians -- British Columbia -- Babine Lake Region
Carrier law.
Customary law -- Lake Babine Nation
Potlatch -- British Columbia -- Babine Lake Region
Potlatch -- Lake Babine Nation
Carrier Indians -- British Columbia -- Babine Lake Region -- Government relations
HISTORY -- Canada -- General.
Carrier Indians
Carrier law
Customary law
International relations
Lake Babine Nation -- Relations
Lake Babine Nation
Form Electronic book
Author Patrick, Betty.
LC no. 2001430731
ISBN 9780774850643
Other Titles When the plumes rise
Way of the Lake Babine Nation