By Les Field
Tales approximately abalone and their ancient and modern meanings are similar by way of box and his coauthors, who comprise the chair and different participants of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe; some extent enviornment Pomo elder; the chair of the Wiyot tribe and her sister; numerous Hupa Indians; and a Karuk pupil, artist, and performer. Reflecting the divergent views of varied local teams and other people, the tales and analyses belie any presumption of a unmarried, unified indigenous knowing of abalone. even as, they make clear abalone’s position in cultural revitalization, struggles over territory, tribal appeals for federal attractiveness, and connections between California’s local teams. whereas California’s abalone are at risk of extinction, their symbolic strength looks to surpass even the environmental crises affecting the state’s susceptible coastline.
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Abalone Tales: Collaborative Explorations of Sovereignty and Identity in Native California (Narrating Native Histories) by Les Field