Powell, J. W., Editor
Title Eleventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1889-'90
Book Condition Fair
Publisher Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution 1894
Seller ID 000649
xlvii; 553 Pp. Front cover is loose. Front cover is "chewed up" on the lower front edge and the cloth is discolored the length of the front edge. The back cover appears to have been wet and the cloth is missing from the lower half of the front, exposing the board. Spine worn at top. Contains accompanying papers including: The Sia, by Matilda Coxe Stevenson. Ethnology of the Ungava District, by Lucien M. Turner. A Study of Siouan Cults by J. Owen Dorsey. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. There are color plates of Sia ceremonial paraphernalia and of native-drawn sun dance scenes. The study of Siouan cults covers all of the Siouan speaking groups from Wi sconsin across the Plains down to the Arkansas River but excludes the Eastern Siouan groups and the Biloxi and Ofo. The Turner paper discusses the Eskimo, now called Inuit, and the Naskopi or Nenenot Indians.
Art, Music, Religion, North America, American Indians, Ethnology, History. Sia, Siouan, Eskimo, Inuit, Neskopi , Nenenot, Plains, Arctic, Southwest.