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Indian scout craft and lore,

Author: Charles Alexander Eastman
Publisher: New York, Dover [1974]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A full-blooded Sioux trained as a warrior to age sixteen discusses the crafts, lore, and customs that were the essence of that training.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Alexander Eastman
ISBN: 0486229955 9780486229959
OCLC Number: 979058
Notes: Reprint of the 1914 ed. published by Little, Brown, Boston under title: Indian scout talks.
Description: x, 190 pages illustrations 21 cm
Contents: ch. 1. At home with nature --
ch. 2. Indian methods of physical training --
ch. 3. How to make friends with wild animals --
ch. 4. Language of footprints --
ch. 5. Hunting with sling-shot and bow and arrow --
ch. 6. Primitive modes of trapping and fishing --
ch. 7. How to make and handle Indian canoes --
ch. 8. Camp site and the carry --
ch. 9. How to build wigwams and shelters --
ch. 10. Fire without matches and cooking without pots --
ch. 11. How to make and follow a blazed trail --
ch. 12. Indian signals in camp and field --
ch 13. Indian boys's sports --
ch. 14. Winter masque --
ch. 15. Indian girl's sports --
ch. 16. Indian names and their significance --
ch. 17. Indian girls' names and symbolic decorations --
ch. 18. Language of feathers and ceremonial dress --
ch. 19. Indian ceremonies for Boy Scouts --
ch. 20. Maidens' feast: a ceremony for girls --
ch. 21. Gesture-language of the Indian --
ch. 22. Indian picture-writing --
ch. 23. Wood-craft and weather wisdom --
ch. 24. Art of story-telling --
ch. 25. Etiquette of the wigwam --
ch. 26. Training for service.
Responsibility: by Charles A. Eastman ("Ohiyesa").
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A full-blooded Sioux trained as a warrior to age sixteen discusses the crafts, lore, and customs that were the essence of that training.

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