S’abadeb The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists

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Coast Salish oral traditions, history and artistry from prehistory to the present is captured in this visually stunning book.

A principal at the heart of Salish culture is a reciprocal exchange of physical, spiritual and intangible gifts, including songs, spirit powers, titles, names, food, natural resources and artistic creations.  The term for “gifts” in Lushootseed, a Coast Salish dialect, is S’abadeb and this book illuminates the concept by exploring the intersection of art with ceremony, oral traditions, the land, and contemporary realities.

Published in 2008

Softcover

12 x 9.25 x 1"

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Coast Salish oral traditions, history and artistry from prehistory to the present is captured in this visually stunning book.

A principal at the heart of Salish culture is a reciprocal exchange of physical, spiritual and intangible gifts, including songs, spirit powers, titles, names, food, natural resources and artistic creations.  The term for “gifts” in Lushootseed, a Coast Salish dialect, is S’abadeb and this book illuminates the concept by exploring the intersection of art with ceremony, oral traditions, the land, and contemporary realities.

Published in 2008

Softcover

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