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American Indian life

Author: Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons; C Grant La Farge
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1967, ©1922]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of essays on native American life in eight sections: plains tribes, tribes of the middle west, eastern tribes, tribes of the south-west, Mexican tribes, Pacific coast tribes, northern Athabascan tribes, and Eskimo. Includes some articles on shamanism, upbringing of children, etc.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941.
American Indian life.
Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press [1967, ©1922]
(OCoLC)643565216
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons; C Grant La Farge
OCLC Number: 653259
Notes: "A Bison book."
Description: 419 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Takes-the-Pipe, A Crow Warrior --
A Crow Woman's Tale --
A Trial of Shamans --
Smoking-Star, A Blackfoot Shaman --
Little-Wolf Joins the Medicine Lodge --
Thunder-Cloud, A Winnebago Shaman, Relates and Prays --
How Meskwaki Children Should Be Brought Up --
In Montagnais Country --
Hanging-Flower, The Iroquois --
The Thunder Power of Rumbling-Wings --
Tokulki of Tulsa --
Slender-Maiden of the Apache --
When John the Jeweler was Sick --
Waiyautitsa of Zuni, New Mexico --
Zuni Pictures --
Havasupai Days --
Earth-Tongue, A Mohave --
The Chief Singer of the Tepecano --
The Understudy of Tezcatlipoca --
How Holon Chan Became the True Man of His People --
The Toltec Architect of Chichen Itza --
Wixi of the Shellmound People --
All Is Trouble Along the Klamath --
Sayach'apis, A Nootka Trader --
Windigo, A Chipewyan Story --
Cries-for-Salmon, A Ten'a Woman --
A Eskimo Winter.
Responsibility: Illustrated by C. Grant Lafarge.

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Collection of essays on native American life in eight sections: plains tribes, tribes of the middle west, eastern tribes, tribes of the south-west, Mexican tribes, Pacific coast tribes, northern Athabascan tribes, and Eskimo. Includes some articles on shamanism, upbringing of children, etc.

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