Marius Barbeau
#27281 Overall Influence

Marius Barbeau

Canadian ethnographer and folklorist


Why is this person notable and influential?

Charles Marius Barbeau, , also known as C. Marius Barbeau, or more commonly simply Marius Barbeau, was a Canadian ethnographer and folklorist who is today considered a founder of Canadian anthropology. A Rhodes Scholar, he is best known for an early championing of Québecois folk culture, and for his exhaustive cataloguing of the social organization, narrative and musical traditions, and plastic arts of the Tsimshianic-speaking peoples in British Columbia , and other Northwest Coast peoples. He developed unconventional theories about the peopling of the Americas.

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Université Laval
Université Laval

University in Quebec city

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#269 World Rank
#74712 World Rank