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The vanishing race : selections from Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian

Author: Edward S Curtis; M Gidley
Publisher: New York : Taplinger Pub. Co., 1977.
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Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
Vanishing race.
New York : Taplinger Pub. Co., 1977
(OCoLC)609248167
Named Person: Curtis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward S Curtis; M Gidley
ISBN: 0800879457 : 9780800879457
OCLC Number: 3186763
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: General Description : The Comanche --
Homelands and habitations : Home of the Havasupai --
The environment and houses of the Kwakiutl --
Staple foods of the Mono homeland --
The nomadic life of the Apsaroke (or Crows) --
Hopi homeland --
Historical sketches : The Spaniards arrive at Acoma --
The final suppression of the Cheyenne --
Disease and drunkenness attack the Piegan --
Washo contact with the white man --
US government treatment of the Indians of California --
Religious beliefs and practices : Religious beliefs of the Wichita --
Child fetishes of the Santo Domingo Keres --
The potency of charm words for Coastal Salish peoples --
Nez Perce fasting --
The inter-tribal peyote cult --
Tribal organisation : Apache tribal organisation --
Teton Sioux (or Lakota) tribal government --
The Kwakiutl economic system --
Hopi traditionalism --
Social customs : Social customs of the Zuni --
The naming and cradling of Wichita children --
Child rearing customs of Coastal Salish peoples --
Child rearing practices of Nootkan peoples --
Apsaoke child rearing customs --
Coastal Salish games --
Hopi games and running --
Hupa: the guessing game --
Nootkan courting customs --
Hupa sexual customs --
Miwok: marriage and taboos --
Haida: marriage breakdown --
Sexual customs of the western Woods Cree --
Mohave mortuary customs --
Ceremonies : The Luiseno girls' puberty rite --
The Kutenai Bear ceremony --
Hidatsa: the ceremony of the bowl --
Tricks performed by Arikara medicine fraternities --
Navajo: the night chant --
Arts and crafts : Navaho material culture --
The painting of tipis by the Sarsi --
Yokuts basketry --
Kutenai canoes --
Alaskan Eskimo kaiaks --
Kwakiutl theatrical practices --
Food, hunting and fishing : An Apsaroke winter hunt (as related by hunts to die) --
Piegan: offering the white buffalo skin --
Some Salishan hunting practices --
Rabbit hunting by the Keres of Cochiti --
Sarsi: the hunting of eagles --
Some Kwakiutl hunting practices --
Some Coastal Salish fishing and hunting customs The Klamath staple diet --
War and the chase : The Tiwa of Taos : war customs --
Professional warriors of teh Coastal Salish --
Bear impersonation among California Indians --
Apsaroke : the death of the iron eyes (as related by hunts to die) --
Mythology : A Wiyot myth of the origins of the world --
Eskimo: the first woman comes to King Island --
Jicarilla : the origin of fire --
Shasta: horsefly outwits thunder --
A Kutenai deluge myth --
Hopi: corn-smut maid --
Teton Sioux: myth of the white buffalo woman --
The legend of the Navaho happiness chant --
Coastal Salish: the jealous husband --
Songs and tales : A Teton Sioux love song --
Kotzebue Eskimo: the trader --
Comanche: the woman who betrayed her husband --
Oto: why it does not pay to steal --
Kalispel: turtle races with frog and eagle --
Chinookan: coyote's slaves --
Sitting Bull's war song --
A Teton Sioux brave heart song.
Other Titles: North American Indian.
Responsibility: [edited by] M. Gidley.

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