Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico Volume 1/4 A-Z

Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico Volume 1/4 A-Z

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This Comprehensive listing of tribal names, confederacies, settlements, and archeology was originally begun in 1873 as a list of tribal names. It grew to include biographies of Indians of note, arts, manners, customs and aboriginal words. Included are illustrations, photographs and sketches of people, places and everyday articles used by the Native Americans. The Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Handbook of American Indians. Reprint of 1912 edition. Volume 1 A-G. Included are illustrations, manners, customs, places and aboriginal words. In 4 Volumes. Volume 1 - A to G........ISBN 9781582187488 Volume 2 - H to M........ISBN 9781582187495 Volume 3 - N to S.........ISBN 9781582187509 Volume 4 - T to Z.........ISBN 9781582187518The most intricate patterns, applied to earthenware vessels and other objects, were not sketched out but were drawn at once, and often with remarkable skill. Among the N. W. coast tribes, however, patterns were often cut out of cedar bark and the conventional life forms worked in ... A dwelling hava€” ing the shape of an old-fashioned beehive, often described by Spanish and French travelers of the 16thanbsp;...


Title:Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico Volume 1/4 A-Z
Author:Frederick Webb Hodge
Publisher:Digital Scanning Inc - 2003-07-01
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