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Indian signs and signals

Author: George Fronval; Daniel Dubois; George C Hight; Jean Marcellin; George Catlin
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Photographs and text describe more than 800 signs used by the nomadic tribes of the Great Plains to communicate with each other.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fronval, George.
Indian signs and signals.
New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©1978
(OCoLC)651920150
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Fronval; Daniel Dubois; George C Hight; Jean Marcellin; George Catlin
ISBN: 0806927208 9780806927206 0806927216 9780806927213
OCLC Number: 4597328
Notes: Translation of Les signes mystérieux des peaux-rouges.
Includes index.
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Sign language --
Counting --
The body and the senses --
Life in the tribe --
The Indian Nations --
Time --
Where? --
Feelings and emotions --
Qualities and faults --
The family --
Daily life --
Action signs --
Nature --
Animals --
Objects --
Dress and adornment --
On the trail --
On the warpath --
War --
Trading and palavering --
Picture writing --
A history of war --
Trail and exploit marks --
Signals --
Exploits of Mato Topa the Magnificent --
Body paint, called war paint --
Index.
Other Titles: Signes mystérieux des peaux-rouges.
Responsibility: by George Fronval and Daniel DuBois ; [translated by E.W. Egan ; photographs by George C. Hight ; ill. by Jean Marcellin ; period paintings by George Catlin].

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Photographs and text describe more than 800 signs used by the nomadic tribes of the Great Plains to communicate with each other.

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