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Extraños personajes y animales protagonizan estos relatos representativos de la peculiar cultura de los indios kwakiutl, en el marco áspero y misterioso de la costa norte del Pacífico.

Los kwakiutl habitaban en la costa del Pacífico, en el Noroeste de los Estados Unidos. Eran una de las tribus costeras más importantes. Sus ceremonias eran sumamente complejas y espectaculare
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Paperback, #110 de Cuentos Maravillosos, 111 pages
Published 1999 by J.J. de Olañeta (first published June 28th 1972)
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From 1896 to 1930, Edward Curtis traveled throughout the Indian territories of the United States, making a vivid record of the North American Indian peoples and their vanishing way of life. Ironically, J. P. Morgan provided the funding for this monumental project.

Once Curtis had secured funding, he hired several people to help him with logistics, fieldwork, and the recording of Native American languages, including a journalist and an anthropologist employed by the Smithsonian.

Over a period of th
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Jose
Jun 06, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Si te gustan las pelis de indios y vaqueros o si te gusta la fotografía debes conocer la obra de Edward Curtis. Es fácil que cualquier foto de indios que recuerdes la tomase en su momento este fotógrafo.
El libro que Taschen nos ofrece es un resumen de las fotografías tomadas por Curtis para la extensa enciclopedia que dedico a los indios de Norteamérica y que constituyo la obra de toda su vida.
La calidad del libro es excepcional para el precio que tiene y si se le puede achacar algo es la falta
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Apr 30, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The size and clairity of the pictures was nice, but the Indian quotes included seemed random. I wish that there had been some of the Curtis commentary included.
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Beginning in 1900 and continuing over the next thirty years, Edward Sheriff Curtis, or the “Shadow Catcher” as he was later called by some of the tribes, took over 40,000 images and recorded rare ethnographic information from over eighty American Indian tribal groups, ranging from the Eskimo or Inuit people of the far north to the Hopi people of the Southwest. He captured the likeness of many impo ...more