noun, plural Tsim·shi·ans, (especially collectively) Tsim·shi·an.
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Mr. Frazer gives to all four Tsimshian clans the names of animals.
Thus (p. 187) all of the four Tsimshian "clans" have animal names.
But, in his table, he docks two Tsimshian clans of their totem names.
He has made a test of the idea in his study of the Tsimshian Indians.The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi
Hattie Greene Lockett
Others, while agreeing as to the painting, claim that the carving was designed and executed by a Tsimshian.The Whale House of the Chilkat
George T. Emmons