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" They place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his fingers, and run them on a string, which they wear the same as we do gold chains. It is considered to the honor of any chief who has vanquished or overcome his enemies,... "
Annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the secretary of the ... - Page 484
by Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology - 1892
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New York (State) - 1857
...place. They place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his fingers, and run them on a string, which they wear the same as we do gold chains. It is considered to the honour of any chief •who has vanquished or overcome his enemies, if he bite off or cut off some of...
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Voyages from Holland to America, A.D. 1632 to 1644

David Pietersz. de Vries - Indians of North America - 1853 - 199 pages
...place. They place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his fingers, and run them on a string, which they wear the same as we do gold chains. It is considered to the honour of any chief who has vanquished or overcome his enemies, if he bite off or cut off some of their...
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New-York Historical Society - 1857
...place. They place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his fingers, and run them on a string, which they wear the same as we do gold chains. It is considered to the honour of any chief who has vanquished or overcome his enemies, if he bite off or cut off some of their...
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New-York Historical Society - 1857
...place. They place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his fingers, and run them on a string, which they wear the same as we do gold chains. It is considered to the honour of any chief who has vanquished or overcome his enemies, if he bite off or cut off some of their...
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

New York (State) - 1857
...place. They place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his fingers, and run them on a string, which they wear the same as we do gold chains. It is considered to the honour of any chief who has vanquished or overcome his enemies, if he bite off or cut off some of their...
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Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition

John Murdoch - Barrow, Cape - 1892 - 439 pages
...The Mohawk "place their foe against a tree or stake and first tear all the nails from his fingers and run them on a string, which they wear the same as...cut off some of their members, as whole fingers." s The Cenis (Asinai) of Texas, were seen by La Salle's expedition in 1687-1690, torturing a captive...
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Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition

John Murdoch - Barrow, Cape - 1892 - 439 pages
...The Mohawk "place their foe against a tree or stake and first tear all the nails from his fingers and run them on a string, which they wear the same as...bite off or cut off some of their members, as whole fingers."5 The Cenis (Asiuai) of Texas, were seen by La Salle's expedition in 1687-1600, torturing...
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Wampum and Shell Articles Used by the New York Indians, Issue 41

William Martin Beauchamp - Indians of North America - 1901 - 1 pages
...Mohawks " place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his fingers and run them on a string, which they wear the same as...overcome his enemies if he bite off or cut off some of theic membersj as whole fingers." De Vries, 3:91. This, he was told, was done at Albany, which was...
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Bulletin, Volume 10, Issues 49-52

1901
...Mohawks "place their foe against a tree or stake, and first tear all the nails from his lingers and run them on a string, which they wear the same as...cut off some of their members, as whole fingers." De Vries, 3:91. This, he was told, was done at Albany, which was in the Mahikan territory. Father Jogues...
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