By Les Field
Tales approximately abalone and their old and modern meanings are similar through box and his coauthors, who comprise the chair and different individuals of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe; some extent enviornment Pomo elder; the chair of the Wiyot tribe and her sister; a number of Hupa Indians; and a Karuk student, 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. whilst, they make clear abalone’s function in cultural revitalization, struggles over territory, tribal appeals for federal popularity, and connections between California’s local teams. whereas California’s abalone are at risk of extinction, their symbolic strength seems to be 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