14 March 2018
Where Water Comes Together with Other Water: The River/Sea Culture of Chinook Indians
Talk by Dr. Julia Brown, Clatsop Community College, Oregon, USA
Centre for History, Burghfield House, Dornoch and by video conferencing. Organised by UHI Centre for History. Please confirm your attendance prior to the event. Should anyone wish to attend by VC/Cisco Spark, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Brown’s presentation will discuss how the geographical features of the Columbia River estuary on the Pacific Coast shaped the culture, world view, language, and myths of the Chinook Indians. Special emphasis is placed on the position of canoes and salmon within this.more details »