The Social Life of the Blackfoot Indians
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The Social Life of the Blackfoot Indians

By Clark Wissler
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Table of Contents
  • Contents.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • Introduction.
  • Tribal Divisions.
  • Courtship.
  • Marriage and Its Obligations.
  • Plurality of Wives.
  • Potential Wives.
  • The Mother-in-Law Taboo.
  • Divorce.
  • Relationship.
  • Names.
  • Bands.
  • The Camp Circle.
  • Tribal Organization and Control.
  • Property Rights.
  • Division of Labor.
  • Birth Customs.
  • Menstrual Customs.
  • Care and Training of Children.
  • Death and Mourning.
  • Tales of Adventure.
  • Heraldry and Picture Writing.
  • Reckoning Time.
  • Oaths.
  • Etiquette.
  • Amusements and Games.
  • Gambling.
  • Bibliography.
  • TRANSCRIBER NOTES
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