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Issue No.03 - May/June (2011 vol.9)
pp: 78-81
Michael Lesk , Rutgers University
ABSTRACT
The First Nations groups in British Columbia (and nearby Native American groups in Alaska) recognized the ownership of songs and dances, and transferred them as items of value; they did so in a social system rather than a legal one.
INDEX TERMS
social protection, traditional knowledge, intellectual property, Kwakiutl, Tlingit, Tsimshian, First Nations, Alaska
CITATION
Michael Lesk, "Salmon, Songs, and Blankets: Creativity on the Northwest Coast", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.9, no. 3, pp. 78-81, May/June 2011, doi:10.1109/MSP.2011.65
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