Yuman Tribes of the Gila River
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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