The Indian Sign Language: With Brief Explanatory Notes of the Gestures Taught Deaf-mutes in Our Institutions for Their Instruction and a Description of Some of the Peculiar Laws, Customs, Myths, Superstitions, Ways of Living, Code of Peace and War Signals of Our Aborigines
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animal Arapahoes Arikaras arrow Assinaboines back of hand back to left back to right band Bannacks Blackfeet blanket bring right hand buffalo camp Cheyennes chief Comanches Conception Crows curved dance Deaf-mutes hold Deaf-mutes indicate Deaf-mutes make sign denote extended and pointing extended index extended left hand extended right hand fingers and thumb fingers closed fingers of right fingers pointing front of body front of left Gros Ventres hair hand in front height hold left hand Hold right hand horizontal inches index finger extended index of right killed Kiowas left index left palm lodge lower edge Mandans Missouri River moccasins move the hand nearly Nez Perces Pawnees Pend d'Oreilles person Plains Indians pointing to front pointing to left pointing to right pointing upwards ponies prairie repeating motion right index River scalp-lock second fingers Shoshones side Sioux sometimes thumb and index thumb closed touching tribes usually Wichitas women wrist action