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Coastal lakes and lagoons as dynamic sites of exchange among the Tlingit of Alaska

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Among the maritime Tlingit of the Northwest Coast of North America, little lakes or lagoons are defined by several terms, the most common of which is áak'w. The Tlingit term is applied to both freshwater lakes and salt water lagoons, and is relational (lagoons are small as compared to large freshwater lakes or saltwater bays) and processual (involving seasonal changes, permeability and even long-term transformation vis-à-vis contiguous features, such as rivers, bays, and wetlands) in its port...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40152-017-0059-3

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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SpringerOpen Publisher's website
Journal:
Maritime Studies Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 4
Publication date:
2017-02-09
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EISSN:
2212-9790
ISSN:
1872-7859
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pubs:683614
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uri:e3e51d92-700d-4c55-abcf-d818c47f95d3
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uuid:e3e51d92-700d-4c55-abcf-d818c47f95d3
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pubs:683614

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