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The Indian tribes of North America (1952)

by John R. Swanton

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Index, with this particular feature: Look up the name of any one of the 50 States and find a LIST of the tribes in that region.

Provides cultural information, population, "History", and where the tribe and its neighbors believed they came from. Little or no "pre-history" or archeology. (For example, that the siksik (blackfeet) once raised corn but reverted to buffalo hunting and within a very few generations no longer had a cultural memory of agriculture.)

Contains a large placement map.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0874741793, Paperback)

This is the definitive one-volume guide to the Indian tribes of North America, and it covers all groupings such as nations, confederations, tribes, subtribes, clans, and bands. Formatted as a dictionary, or gazetteer, and organized by state, it includes all known tribal groupings within the state and the many villages where they were located. The text includes such facts as the origin of the tribal name and a brief list of the more important synonyms; the linguistic connections of the tribe; its location; a brief sketch of its history; its population at different periods; and the extent to which its name has been perpetuated geographically.

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Originally published in 1952 as Bulletin 145 of the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology. Includes Canada, Alaska and Greenland giving regional lists of tribes. Nomenclature, relationships, location, history and population. Includes Eskimo and Aleuts.… (more)

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