Sentence Examples

  • The Tlingit, Haida and Kwakiutul tribes of the American Northwest also practiced ear, nose and lip piercings to alter consciousness and commune with the gods.
  • They had developed in its highest degree the peculiar conventional art of the north-west coast Indians, which is found in decreasing importance among the Tsimshians on the west, the Tlingit on the north and the Kwakiutl and other tribes farther south on the Pacific coast.
  • His mother, a Tlingit woman, whose sons had all been slain, met a friendly dolphin, which advised her to swallow a pebble and a little sea-water.
  • Yehl, the Tlingit god-hero, was a raven or a crane when he stole the water (Bancroft iii.