The spirit in the land: Statements of the Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, 1987-1990

By: Wa, Gisday

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096925704X 97 pages. "This book should be required reading for any course in the history of British Columbia. It both cites history and makes it. The book is highly ethnographic in its description of how Gitskan and Wet'suwet'en government functions. It is one of the clearest statements available about the nature of Northwest Coast First Nations government in relation to spiritual values and the land. It explains the multiple functions of the feast system.... Perhaps because of this case, lawyers in the future may have a better understanding of how to understand the laws that derive from a spirit in the land." - Robin Ridington in BC Studies. Average quantity of markings and highlighting to text. Light wear.