Yuman Tribes of the Gila River

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Courier Corporation, 1933 - Social Science - 433 pages
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Noted anthropologist's superb study of the relatively primitive tribes south of the Pueblo Indians; one of the basic works in the ethnography of the North American Indian. Coverage of tribal distribution, housing, dress, manufactures, time reckoning, social relations, religious beliefs, games, sports. Also, a selection of important tribal tales. 15 photographs.
 

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Contents

LIST or ILLUSTRATIONS
1
BASIS or SUBSISTENCE
50
Houses
83
DRESS AND AooaNMeNr
99
cxoNINo DIRECTIONS COLORS AND NUMBIas
138
Socun RELATIONS
154
DANcEs
229
RELIcIoUs BELIEPs AND PRACTICES 2 36
236
DEATII CusToMs
303
INDIvIDUAL DEvELOPMENT
310
s
345
The Visit of the Dead
399
Blackbird and Tanager
405
BIBLIOGRAPHY
423
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