Lot 345

1st Ed. Wah-Kee-Nah And Her People by J.C. Strong

Estimate: $250 - $500

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For your consideration is this excellent first edition of James C. Strong's "Wah-Kee-Nah and Her People: The Curious Customs, Traditions, and Legends of the North American Indians", copyright 1893. The author had spent six years living among a Pacific Coastal tribe. This is a first edition of this informative account of American Indian customs and folklore gathered by the author. Of particular interest are the sections focusing on the Chinook, Haida, Inuit, Tlingit, Yakima, and other Pacific Northwest Indian tribes. The title of the book focuses on a young Yakima Indian woman named Wah-kee-nah, who saved the author before the Yakima Indian Wars in the 1850s. The book is in very good condition and has a clear dust cover. The book measures 5.5" x 8" x 1".