The American Indian

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1917
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many illustrations. covers many subjects.

Contents

CHAPTER II
32
Distribution of Animal Transport
33
Eskimo Dog Sledge
36
Various Methods of Using the Tumpline
40
Types of Canoes
42
CHAPTER III
45
Ancient Mexican and Egyptian Spinners
48
Basketry Weaves
51
Distribution of Types of Basketry
53
Ojibway Weaving Frame
56
A Navajo Weaver
56
Distribution of Weaving
57
Cape of Sagebrush Bark
59
Peruvian Feather Poncho
61
Types of Costume and their Distribution
62
Forms of Footwear
64
CHAPTER IV
67
Distribution of Pottery
68
Lower Mississippi Pottery
70
Pottery from Southwestern United States
72
Central American Pottery
73
Peruvian Pottery
74
CHAPTER V
76
35 Types of Textile Design
78
Types of Prehistoric Peruvian Textile Designs
79
Decorative Design Areas
80
Types of North American Basketry
80
Beaded and Painted Designs
82
The Decorative Art of the Plains Indians
85
Decorations on Birchbark
86
Art of the North Pacific Coast Indians
89
Prehistoric Textile Designs Maya
90
Mexican Textile Designs
91
A Series of Peruvian Designs
92
A Peruvian Poncho
94
A Series of Designs and their Names
96
True Symbols
98
CHAPTER VI
100
CrossSection of the Temple of the Cross
101
Groundplan of the House of the Nuns
102
Elevations and Groundplans Yucatan
103
Section of the Hall of the Six Columns Mexico
105
Reconstruction of Pueblo Bonito
106
Work in Stone and Metals
115
Pebbles Showing the Process of Abrading
116
Pieces of Worked Nephrite
117
Common Types of ArrowHead
119
Knives of Copper from the Eskimo and Inca
121
CHAPTER VIII
127
Methods of Drilling
128
Wooden Slat Armor
132
CHAPTER IX
134
Two Figures from Palenque
135
Statues of the Chacmool Type
136
Life Size Pottery Figure
136
Page
139
CHAPTER X
149
Distribution of Clans and Gentes
156
CHAPTER XI
166
CHAPTER XII
180
North Pacific Coast Area
213
The Chilkat Indians
214
Eskimo Area
215
Mackenzie Area
217
Eastern Woodland Area
219
Southeastern Area
222
Southwestern Area
224
Pueblo Indian Life
226
The Nahua Area
227
South American Culture Areas
229
The Inca Area
231
The Guanaco Area
232
A Patagonian Shelter Tent
233
Scenes from Fuegian Life
234
Amazon Area
236
Distribution of Forests in South America
238
A Caraja Village in Central Brazil
241
The Antilles
242
CHAPTER XV
245
Archaeological Areas
246
Types of Stone Implements North Atlantic Area
247
Section of RockShelter
248
South Atlantic Area
249
The Iroquoian Area
250
Iroquois Archaeological Types
251
The MississippiOhio Area
252
Problematic Forms
252
The Great Lake Area
253
The Plains
254
The Fluted Ax and the Spud
255
The Pueblo Area
256
California
258
The Columbia Basin
259
North Pacific Coast Area
260
Central Mexico
261
Ancient Maya Cities
262
The Antilles
263
CHAPTER XVI
270
CHAPTER XVII
280
Linguistic Stocks in the United States and Canada
282
Linguistic Stocks in Mexico and Central America
284
Linguistic Stocks in South America
288
Consolidation of California Stocks
293
CHAPTER XVIII
298
Brazilian Types
299
The Cephalic Index
302
Skulls from North and South America
304
Types from Central Brazil
309
Diagrammatic Representation of Average Bodily Forms
310
Bodily Forms from Various Races
311
Lines of Dispersal for the Primates
315
Dispersal of Mankind
318
Somatic Areas
324
Correlation of Classifications
327
Superposition of Culture Areas
330
Theories of Culture Origins
342
Distribution of Mens Societies among the Plains Indians
349
North American Indian Tribes
435
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