First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology by John Wesley Powell et al.

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Editor Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Contributor Dorsey, James Owen, 1848-1895
Contributor Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
Contributor Holden, Edward S. (Edward Singleton), 1846-1914
Contributor Mallery, Garrick, 1831-1894
Contributor Pilling, James Constantine, 1846-1895
Contributor Riggs, Stephen Return, 1812-1883
Contributor Royce, Charles C., 1845-1923
Contributor Yarrow, H. C. (Harry Crécy), 1840-1929
Title First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology
to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1879-1880, Government Printing Office 1881
Contents Report of the Director -- On the evolution of language ... from a study of Indian languages / by J.W. Powell -- Sketch of the mythology of the North American Indians / by J.W. Powell -- Wyandot government: a short study of tribal society / by J.W. Powell -- On limitations to the use of some anthropologic data / by J.W. Powell -- A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians / by H.C. Yarrow -- Studies in Central American picture-writing / by Edward S. Holden -- Cessions of land by Indian tribes to the United States: illustrated by those in the State of Indiana / by C.C. Royce -- Sign language among North American Indians compared with that among other peoples and deaf-mutes / by Garrick Mallery -- Catalogue of linguistic manuscripts in the library of the Bureauy of Ethnology / by James C. Pilling -- Illustration of the method of recording Indian languages / from the manuscripts of J.O. Dorsey, A.S. Gatschet, and S.R. Riggs.
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Language English
LoC Class E011: History: America: America
Subject Indians of North America
Subject Indians of North America -- Folklore
Subject Indians of North America -- Government relations
Subject Indians of North America -- Religion
Subject Indian mythology -- North America
Subject Indians of North America -- Funeral customs and rites
Subject Indians of North America -- Languages
Subject Indians of North America -- Land tenure
Subject Indians of Central America -- Languages -- Writing
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EBook-No. 32938
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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