Picture-writing of the American Indians, Volume 2

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Courier Corporation, 1972 - History - 822 pages
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Volume 2 of most complete account of Indian picture writing ever ? with 1,290 illustrations and 54 additional plates (total in set) depicting inscriptions on stone, bone, skins, feathers, quills, shells, earth, copper, wood, fabrics, pottery and even the human body. Symbols of trade, war, peace, traditions, custom, history, games, more.Reprint of the Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1888?1889.
 

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Contents

Page
x
Religion 461
xiv
Mythic wild cata Ojibwa
482
673574 ThunderbirdB Dakota
483
Thunderbird Hatda
485
Medicinebird Dakota
486
Micmac thunderbird
487
Mokl rainbird
488
New Zealand grave effigy
525
New Zealand grave post
526
Cnstoms
528
The policeman
529
History
551
Biography
571
Killed two Ankara hunters
574
Peruvian biography
575

Anstralian mythic personages
489
Ojibwa Midg wigwam
493
693697 Making medicine Dakota
494
Magic killing
495
00701 Muzzinneneence Ojibwa 496496
496
Ojihwa divination Ojibwa
497
Supplication for snccess Alasu i
498
Mdewakantawan fetich
500
Medicine bag as woni
501
Medicine hag hung up
502
709711 Magic arrows
503
Hunters charm Anstralia
504
Moki masks traced on rocks Arizona
506
Shamans lodge Alaska
507
Ahtonwetnck
509
Onsawkie
510
Jnggler lodge Micmac
511
Peruvian ceremony
513
721723 Tartar and Mongol drums 516517
514
Votive offering Alaska
519
726726 Grave posts Alaska
520
Menomoni grave post
521
Incised lines on Menomoni grave post
522
Grave boxes and posts
523
Kalosh grave boxes
524
Martial exploits Iroqnois
576
A dangerons trading trip
577
Shoshoni raid for horses
578
Runs by the enemy
579
WhiteBull killed
580
841842 Close ahooting
581
Ideography
583
Charge after
585
BadHorn
586
CenterFeather
587
S63867 Direction
588
Measles
589
877078 Died in childbirth
590
883S87 Fear
591
Mexican symbols
613
Conventionalizing
649
Special comparison
676
rock
742
Means of interpretation
745
Controverted pictographs
759
Imitations and forced interpretations
764
List of works imd anthors cited
777
Nicoharese mortuary tablet 526
817
Menomoni white bear mnidi
818
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