The Indians of the southeastern United States / by John R. Swanton.

; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Washington : U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946.

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Other Authors Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Indianer.
Indians of North America -- Southern States.
Indians of North America.
Indiens -- États-Unis (sud)
Southern States.
USA -- Südoststaaten.
Series Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; 137.
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 77th Congress, no. 767.
Description xiii, 943 pages, [117] pages of plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps, plans, portraits ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1946.
Notes Also issued as House document 767, 77th Congress, 2nd session.
With : Stone monuments of southern Mexico / by Matthew W. Stirling. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1943. Bound together subsequent to publication. DLC
Includes bibliographical references (pages 832-856) and index.
Contents Geography of the Southeast -- Classification of the southeastern tribes -- Population -- Relation of the aboriginal population to the natural area -- Prehistoric movements -- History of the southeastern Indians from the period of first white contact to the expedition of Hernando de Soto -- The expedition of Hernando de Soto -- The post-de Soto period -- Sketches of the southeastern tribes and their population -- Interpretations of tribal names -- Physical and mental characteristics -- The influence of language -- Raw materials utilized by the southeastern Indians -- The annual economic cycle -- Food -- Horticulture -- Hunting -- Fishing -- Domestication of animals -- Preparation of vegetable foods -- Treatment of meats -- Preservation of food -- Tobacco -- Housing -- Clothing -- Ornamentation -- The use of stone -- Pottery -- Miscellaneous household utensils -- Implements used in hunting, fishing, and war -- Implements serving transportation -- Mats and baskets -- The coloring of manufactured articles -- Mnemonic devices -- Artistic development -- Musical instruments -- Societal and ceremonial life.
Geographic Area Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)964341
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WorldCat Identities Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958.
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