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Traplines and timber: social and economic change among the Carrier Indians of Northern British Columbia

  • Author / Creator
    Hudson, Douglas R.
  • Doctoral thesis. Study of the effects of commercial, state and industrial activities on the Carrier Indians of Northern British Columbia, Canada, and the ways in which the Carriers have adapted to, or coped with, these activities in order to maintain a bush economy (hunting, trapping, and fishing) and social institutions which ensure the distribution of resources between Carrier households. This study identifies material changes which have led to changes in the ownership and use of bush resources, and the structure and function of institutions in contemporary Carrier society.

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  • Graduation date
    1983
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Doctor of Philosophy
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3TQ5RK9H
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Doctoral
  • Department
    • Department of Anthropology