At the conclusion of the isolation period some sort of formal ritual purification was carried out, such as ceremonial bathing. ... In the spring of the year other sorts of fish became available in tremendous schools: herring, which came in to spawn in coves; ... Patterns of Aboriginal Northwest Coast economy may be viewed production as a system comprised of several ... as the Columbia, wooden boxes were made of red-cedar boards that were aquot;kerffedaquot; a cut nearly through transversely.
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