The North American Indian

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at http://www.gutenberg.org/license Title: The North American Indian Author: Edward S. Curtis Release Date: October 3, 2006 [Ebook 19449] Language: English ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN*** The Pool - Apache From Copyright Photograph 1906 by E.S. Curtis The North American Indian Being A Series The Indians Of Of Volumes Picturing And Describing The United States And Alaska Written, Illustrated, And Published By Edward S. Curtis Edited By Frederick Webb Hodge Foreword By Theodore Roosevelt Field Research Conducted Under The Patronage Of J. Pierpont Morgan In Twenty Volumes This, The First Volume, Published In The Year Nineteen Hundred And Seven JOHNSON REPRINT CORPORATION 111 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10003 JOHNSON REPRINT COMPANY LTD. Berkeley Square House, London, W1X6BA Copyright 1907, by Edward S. Curtis Landmarks in Anthropology, a series of reprints in cultural anthropology General Editor:Weston La Barre First reprinting 1970, Johnson Reprint Corporation Contents GENERAL INTRODUCTION. . . . . . . . INTRODUCTION TO VOLUME ONE. . . THE APACHE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis
This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at http://www.guten-berg.org/license
Title: The North American Indian
Author: Edward S. Curtis
Release Date: October 3, 2006 [Ebook 19449]
Language: English
***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN***
The Pool - Apache From Copyright Photograph 1906 by E.S. Curtis
The North American Indian
Being A Series The Indians Of
Of Volumes Picturing And Describing The United States And Alaska
Written, Illustrated, And Published By Edward S. Curtis
Edited By Frederick Webb Hodge
Foreword By Theodore Roosevelt
Field Research Conducted Under The Patronage Of J. Pierpont Morgan
In Twenty Volumes This, The First Volume, Published In The Year Nineteen Hundred And Seven
JOHNSON REPRINT CORPORATION 111 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10003
JOHNSON REPRINT COMPANY LTD. Berkeley Square House, London, W1X6BA
Copyright 1907, by Edward S. Curtis Landmarks in Anthropology, a series of reprints in cultural anthropology General Editor:Weston La Barre First reprinting 1970, Johnson Reprint Corporation
Contents
GENERAL INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . INTRODUCTION TO VOLUME ONE . . . THE APACHE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HISTORICAL SKETCH . . . . . . . . . HOMELAND AND LIFE . . . . . . . . . MYTHOLOGY - CREATION MYTH . . MEDICINE AND MEDICINE-MEN . . . THE MESSIAH CRAZE . . . . . . . . . PUBERTY RITE . . . . . . . . . . . . . DANCE OF THE GODS . . . . . . . . . THE JICARILLAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOME AND GENERAL CUSTOMS . . MYTHOLOGY - CREATION MYTH . . MIRACLE PERFORMERS . . . . . . . ORIGIN OF FIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . THE NAVAHO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HOME LIFE, ARTS, AND BELIEFS . . HISTORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MYTHOLOGY - CREATION MYTH . . MIRACLE PERFORMERS . . . . . . . LEGEND OF THE HAPPINESS CHANT LEGEND OF THE NIGHT CHANT . . . CEREMONIES—THE NIGHT CHANT . MATURITY CEREMONY . . . . . . . . MARRIAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . APPENDIX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TRIBAL SUMMARY - THE APACHE . THE JICARILLAS . . . . . . . . . . . . THE NAVAHO . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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SOUTHERN ATHAPASCAN COMPARATIVE VO-CABULARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213
ALPHABET USED IN RECORDING INDIAN TERMS
[The consonants are as in English, except when otherwise noted]
a â ai e i -o O ô oi u m ü å h q th w
as in father as in cat asawin awl as in aisle aseyin they as in net as in machine as in sit as in old as in not asowin how as in oil as in ruin as in nut as in German hütte as in push always aspirated asquin quick as in thaw as in wild
y ch sh n zh '
as in year as in church as in shall, sash nasal, as in French dans aszin azure a pause
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