Issue No.03 - May/June (2011 vol.9)
Michael Lesk , Rutgers University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2011.65
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.
social protection, traditional knowledge, intellectual property, Kwakiutl, Tlingit, Tsimshian, First Nations, Alaska
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