Intent for a Nation

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The Northwest Coast people devised ingenious ways of catching the different species of fish, creating a technology vastly different from that of todayOCOs industrial world. Intent for a Nation EPUB EBook With attention to clarity and detail, Hilary Stewart illustrates their hooks, lines, sinkers, lures, floats, clubs, spears, harpoons, nets, traps, rakes and gaffs, showing how these were made and used in over 450 drawings and 75 photographs. One section demonstrates how the catch was butchered, cooked, rendered and preserved. The spiritual aspects of fishing are described as well ? prayers and ceremonies in gratitude and honour to the fish, customs and taboos indicating the peopleOCOs respect for this life- EPUBgiving resource. The fish designs on household and ceremonial objects are depicted ? images that tell of fishingOCOs importance to the whole culture.
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