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" I was soon surrounded by them, and they immediately set up a most dismal howling, crying bitterly, and wringing their hands in all the agonies of grief for a deceased relative. Their tears flowed freely, and they exhibited all the signs of real mourning.... "
The Pathfinders of Jefferson County - Page 116
by William Hocking Hunter - 1898 - 406 pages
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A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison: De-he-wä-mis, the White Woman of ...

James Everett Seaver, William Pryor Letchworth - Indian captivities - 1898 - 300 pages
...them, and they immediately set up a most dismal howling, crying bitterly, and wringing their bauds in all the agonies of grief for a deceased relative....between speaking and singing, to recite some words to the following purport, and continued the recitation till the ceremony was ended ; the company at...
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A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison: the white woman of the Genessee

James Everett Seaver - Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1918 - 453 pages
...Having made fast to the shore, the Squaws left me in the canoe while they went to their wigwam or house in the town, and returned with a suit of Indian clothing,...between speaking and singing, to recite some words to the following purport, and continued the recitation till the ceremony was ended; the company at...
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A Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison: The White Woman of the Genessee

James Everett Seaver - Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.) - 1918 - 453 pages
...washed me clean and dressed me in the new suit they had just brought, in complete Indian style; 00 and then led me home and seated me in the center of...between speaking and singing, to recite some words to the following purport, and continued the recitation till the ceremony was ended; the company at...
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A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison

James Everett Seaver - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 192 pages
...the year before. As Mary sat with them, many women of the village came into the wigwam and mourned: "all the Squaws in the town came in to see me. I was...in all the agonies of grief for a deceased relative Then one stepped forward and, "in a voice somewhat between speaking and singing," recounted the life...
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White Captives: Gender and Ethnicity on the American Frontier

June Namias - Social Science - 1993 - 378 pages
...them, many women of the village came into the wigwam to mourn.68 Then, "all the Squaws in the town came to see me. I was soon surrounded by them, and they...their hands in all the agonies of grief for a deceased relative."6 Then one stepped forward and, "in a voice somewhat between speaking and singing," recounted...
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An Archaeology of the Soul: North American Indian Belief and Ritual

Robert L. Hall - Social Science - 1997 - 222 pages
...threw my rags into the river; then washed me clean and dressed me in the new suit they had brought in, in complete Indian style; and then led me home and...in a voice somewhat between speaking and singing, со recite some words to the following purport, and continued the recitation till the ceremony was...
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Women's Indian Captivity Narratives

Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola - Fiction - 1998 - 356 pages
...where the town of Warren now stands: But at which of those places I am unable to determine. Author. threw my rags into the river; then washed me clean...between speaking and singing, to recite some words to the following purport, and continued the recitation till the ceremony was ended; the company at...
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The Life of Mary Jemison: The White Woman of the Genesee

James E. Seaver - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 316 pages
...Having made fast to the shore, the squaws left me in the canoe while they went to their wigwam or house in the town, and returned with a suit of Indian clothing,...between speaking and singing, to recite some words to the following purport, and continued the recitation till the ceremony was ended; the company at...
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Daily Life on the Old Colonial Frontier

James M. Volo, Dorothy Denneen Volo - History - 2002 - 337 pages
...most intimidating to the abductees.44 Mary Jemison recalled being engulfed in a circle of squaws who "immediately set up a most dismal howling, crying...their hands in all the agonies of grief for a deceased relative."45 Susanna Johnson recalled: "The figure [of the dance] consisted of [a] circular motion...
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Before They Could Vote: American Women's Autobiographical Writing, 1819–1919

Sidonie A. Smith, Julia Watson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 472 pages
The life narratives in this collection are by ethnically diverse women of energy and ambition—some well known, some forgotten over generations—who confronted barriers of ...
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