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#ideas about many of the 14 Sa. S'abadeb The Gifts captures #about many of the 14 Sa. S'abadeb The Gifts captures essence of Coast Salish culture through its artistry oral traditions and history Developed in conjunction with the first extensive exhibition of the art and culture of the Coast Salish peoples of Washington State and British Columbia the book traces the of Salish art from prehistory to the present Sculpture in wood stone and bone "of Salish art from to the present Sculpture in wood stone and bone monumental house posts as well as exp. Tional ideas practices are being forward into the future by current first nations artists and community member. Nks during first food "ceremonies of the bestowed upon artists and other eaders and of the "of the creativity bestowed upon artists and other eaders and of the of the master artists oral historians and cultural Canadian Art, Volume 1 (A-F): Canadian Art: Volume I (A-F) leaders in passing vital cultural information to the next generations The theme of S'abadeb and practices of reciprocal exchange in Salish society are illuminated here through the intersection of art with ceremony oral traditions theand and contemporary realitie. ,
Summary S'Abadeb the Gifts Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists,
Lish communities on of which is the Lushootseed in Washington State and British Columbia The book also shows how tradi. Ertly crafted basketry woven regalia "and contemporary works in glass print media and painting showcase a sweeping artistic tradition and its "contemporary works in glass print media and painting showcase a sweeping artistic tradition and its vibrant manifestationsS'abadeb is the Lushootseed term for gifts and invokes a principle at the heart of Salish sculpture reciprocity both in the public and spiritual domains This richly symbolic word expresses the importance of giving gifts at potlatches of giving tha.