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Author Name:    DENIG, Edwin Thompson HEWITT, J.N.B. (ed.)

Title:   Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri

Publisher:    United States Government Printing Office GPO, Washington [D.C.], 1930, 

Seller ID:   102454

DENIG, Edwin Thompson. Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri. Edited by J.N.B. Hewitt. Extract from the Forty-sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology. Washington [D.C.] : United States Government Printing Office, 1930. Pp (2),377-628,+ 19 plates [Plates 62 to 80]. Text figures. Small folio, brown card covers, front cover lettered in black, blank spine. Contents : The Assiniboin : History; Geography; Climate; Wild Animals; The horse - Era of importation; Pictographs - Charts on bark; Antiquities; Pipes; Vessels and implements; Astronomy and geology; Future life Indian Paradlse; Arithmetic; Medicine; Government; Indian trade; Education; Warfare; Property; Territorial rights; Primogeniture; Crime; Prayers; The moon; Parental affection; Religion; Immortality; Mythology: Legands, tales; Manners and customs; Camp life; Courtship and marriage; Music; Longetivity; Hospitality; Midwifery, childbirth, naming; Assiniboin personal names; Children; Suicide; Personal behavior; Scalping; Oaths; Smoking; Fame; Stoicism; Taciturnity; Public speaking; Travel; Senses; Juggling and sorcery; Strength and endurance; Spirituous liquors; Hunting; Fishing; War; Dancing and amusements; Games; Racing; Gambling; Death and its consequences; Orphans and the aged; Lodges; Canoes; Mental and ethical advancement; Medicine, drugs; Food; Garments,dress; Ornaments; Paints and dyes; Tattooing; Badges of office; Beard; Int ellectual capacity and character; Picture writing; Myth telling; Fables; Songs, music; Present condition and future prospects; Intermarriage with whites; Population; Language. Light edgewear, spine browned, else very good. 60.00


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