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Guests Never Leave Hungry: The Autobiography of James Sewid, a Kwakiutl Indian

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In vivid detail he describes his years of intermittent schooling, his entry into life in the fishing industry at the age of ten, his marriage, at thirteen, to a high-ranking Kwakiutl girl, and his life in a remote Indian village before moving to the Reserve. During the early years in Alert Bay, Sewid was torn between validating his chieftainships by giving potlatches, as t ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 27th 1995 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published October 3rd 1972)
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