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Blackfoot Lodge Tales, Score Nam Blt

By: Geo. B. Grinnell

Description: 'These tales 'bring alive the world of the Northern Plains buffalo hunters and warriors- Western Folklore. First published in 1892, Blackfoot Lodge Tales is based on George Bird Grinnell's extensive personal knowledge of the three tribes

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The Religion of the Indians of California, Score CA Ric

By: A. L. Kroeber

Description: This is A. L. Kroebers' classic article on the religion of Native California. It covers the entire culture region.

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Ruth Bunzel on Zuñi Religion, Score Nam Bunzel

By: Ruth Bunzel

Description: Three English versions of Zuñi origin myths have already been published. Cushing published his Outlines of Zuñi Creation Myths (Thirteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology) in 1891. The next published version is that contained in Mr

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The Mythology of the Diegueños

By: C. G. Du Bois

Description: Constance Goddard Du Bois (1889-1934) was an American novelist and an ethnographer, writing extensively between 1899 and 1908 about the native peoples and cultures of southern California. Her published fiction included several short stories plus six novels. Her most enduring contribution was as a self-taught ethnographer, doing pioneering studies in a period when professional academic anthropology was just becoming established in the United States. Starting ...

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Dancing Gods, Score Hin Dg

By: Erna Fergusson

Description: This is a first person look at a wide range of Pueblo, Hopi, Navajo, Zuñ, and Apache ceremonials in the late 1920s. This book is both an ethnographic document and a classic of Southwestern literature. Erna Fergusson (1888-1964), a native New

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Maidu Texts, Score CA Mdut

By: Roland B. Dixon

Description: The Maidu lived in the central Sierra Nevada of California, to the north of Yosemite. The Maidu, who were not particularly numerous to begin with, were decimated by the incursion of Americans. These texts were collected by a linguist at the b

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The Legend of Tauquich and Algoot

By: Geo. W. James

Description: George Wharton James (1858–1923) was a prolific popular lecturer, photographer and journalist, writing more than 40 books and many articles and pamphlets on California and the American Southwest. James was born in Lincolnshire, England. He was ordained as a Methodist minister and came to the United States in 1881, serving in parishes in Nevada and southern California. However, in 1889 he was sued for divorce, accused by his wife with committing numerous acts...

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Jefferson Davis, Wm. S. Pendleton, Photographer, No. 5 Chatham Squ...

By: William S. Pendleton
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Tales and Traditions of the Eskimo

By: Henry Rink

Description: As regards their development when they first became known to modern Europeans, the Eskimo may be classed with the prehistoric races of the age of the ground stone tools with the exceptional use of metals. It has been usual to designate all nations of this kind as savages; some authors have even described them as being totally destitute of those mental qualities through which any kind of culture is manifested, such as social order, laws, sciences, arts, and e...

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The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel, Score Nam Cbc

By: Ralph L. Roys

Description: The Mayan Chilam Balam books are named after Yucatec towns such as Chumayel, Mani, and Tizimin, and are usually collections of disparate texts in which Mayan and Spanish traditions have coalesced. The Yucatec Mayas ascribed these to a legenda

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Ceremonies and Ttraditions of the Diegueño Indians

By: C. G. Du Bois

Description: Ceremonies and Traditions of the Diegueño Indians is an article from The Journal of American Folklore

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Navajo Creation Myth, the Story of the Emergence, Score Nam Ncm

By: Hasteen Klah

Description: The Navajo are a tribe of Native Americans who live in the southwestern United States. They speak the Navajo language, and many are members of the Navajo Nation, an independent government structure which manages the Navajo reservation in the

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The Web of Indian Life, Score Hin Wil

By: Margaret E. Noble

Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best

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The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees, Score Nam Sfoc

By: James Mooney

Description: This is an ethnographic description of Cherokee shamanistic practice. Based on several manuscripts written by Cherokee shamans of the 19th Century, this includes the actual text of the rituals to treat various diseases, information on herbs u

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The Punishment of the Stingy and Other Indian Stories, Score Nam Pots

By: Geo. B. Grinnell

Description:1900 Punishment of the Stingy George Bird Grinnell Vintage Magazine Article carefullyextracted from Harpers Monthly Magazine published in 1900 Articleis in good condition with light age toning Approximate page size is6 x 9 Noteto buyers You ar

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Tales of the North American Indians

By: Stith Thompson

Description: During the past century the untiring labors of a score or two of field workers have gathered from the North American Indians by far the most extensive body of tales representative of any primitive people. These tales are available in government reports, folk-lore journals, and publications of learned societies. Unfortunately, the libraries in which more than a small portion of them can be examined are few, and even in the largest libraries the very wealth of...

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Seneca Indian Myths, Score Nam Sim

By: Jeremiah Curtin

Description: The Seneca are one of the members of the powerful Iroquois tribe, and live in the western part of New York State, along the shores of Lake Ontario to the west of the Finger Lake region. This huge (500 page) book of Seneca myths was collected

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The Religion of the Luiseño Indians of Southern California, Score ...

By: C. G. Dubois

Description: This is a primary source of information on the religious beliefs and practices of the Luiseño people, who resided in what is now North San Diego and Orange counties in California. DuBois spent years with the remaining Native Southern Californ

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Letter : 1968 November 5, Ruth Ray to Georgia O'Keeffe

By: Charles Bailey
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Eskimo Folk-tales, Score Nam Eft

By: Knud Rasmussen

Description: These stories were collected in various parts of Greenland, taken down from the lips of the Eskimo story-tellers themselves, by Knud Rasmussen, the Danish explorer. The illustrations are done by native Eskimo artists. No man is better qualifi

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