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Author Name:    DALL, W. H., and Geo. GIBBS GIBBS, Geo. Contributions to North American Ethnology. Volume I

Title:   Contributions to North American Ethnology. Volume I. Part I. Tribes of theExtreme Northwest. Part II. Tribes of Western Washington and Northwestern Oregon.

Publisher:    Government Printing Office, Washington [D.C.], 1877, 1877

Seller ID:   102468

DALL, W. H., and Geo. GIBBS. Contributions to North American Ethnology. Volume I. Part I. Tribes of the Extreme Northwest. Part II. Tribes of Western Washington and Northwestern Oregon. Washington [D.C.] : Government Printing Office, 1877. Pp (2),iii-xiii,(1),1-361,(3),+ 10 pp plates,+ 2 coloured folding maps n rear pouch. Text Illustrations. 4to, brown pressed cloth, rebacked in black cloth, new endpapers.

William Healey Cranch Dall (b. August 21, 1845, Boston - d. March 27, 1927, Washington, D.C.)

George Gibbs (b. July 17, 1815, Astoria, Queens - d. April 9, 1873, New Haven, Conn.).

The two maps are :

Map Showing the Distribution of the Indian Tribes of Alaska and Adjoining Territory (33 by 24) and

Map Showing the Distribution of the Indian Tribes of Washington Territory (18 by 22 inches).

Contents :
Part I - Tribes of the Extreme Northwest.
l.—On the distribution and nomenclature of the native tribes of Alaska and the adjacent territory; with a map.

II. On succession in the shell-heaps of the Aleutian Islands.

III.—Remarks on the origin of tbe Innait.


Part II - Tribes of Western Washington and Northwestern Oregon :
Geographical distribution;
Notices of particular tribes;
Population;
Tribal organization and government (Property; Slavery; Retaliation; Wars);
Food;
Fur-trade;
Society, marriage, and domestic relations;
Sepulture;
Feasts;
Gambling;
Medicine and diseases;
Domestic manners;
Names; Peculiar customs (Flattening the head; Arrival at puberty);
Measures of value, time, &c;
Houses;
Canoes;
Clothing, utensils, &c;
Domestic animals;
Symbolic writing;
Mounds and earthworks;
Migration;
Notices of early travelers;
Early visits of white men;
Table showing relations of tribes named.

ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT.

Boards slightly warped, else a very good, clean and solid copy, with a new spine lettered in gilt, new endpapers, and maps repaired. 450.00



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