The American Indians Their History, Condition and Prospects, from Original Notes and Manuscripts
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The American Indians Their History, Condition and Prospects, from Original Notes and Manuscripts
By Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
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  • AMERICAN INDIANS.
  • THEIR HISTORY,
  • CONDITION AND PROSPECTS,
  • ORIGINAL NOTES AND MANUSCRIPTS.
    • ROCHESTER: WANZER, FOOT AND CO.
    • PERSONAL REMINISCENCES.
    • NO. II.
    • NO. III.
    • NO. IV.
    • NO. V.
  • SCENES AND ADVENTURES
    • IN THE OZARK MOUNTAINS.
    • PRELIMINARY REMARKS.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE BIRD.
    • PERSONAL INCIDENTS AND IMPRESSIONS OF THE INDIAN RACE, DRAWN FROM NOTES OF TRAVEL AND RESIDENCE IN THEIR TERRITORIES.
  • CHARACTER OF THE RED MAN OF AMERICA.
    • PERSONAL INCIDENTS AND IMPRESSIONS OF THE RED RACE, DRAWN FROM NOTES OF RESIDENCE AND TRAVEL IN THE INDIAN TERRITORIES.
  • DOMESTIC CONDITION OF THE TRIBES AND CONSTITUTION OF THE INDIAN FAMILY.
    • THE MANITO TREE.
  • TALES OF A WIGWAM.
    • THE WHITE STONE CANOE.
  • THE LYNX AND THE HARE.
    • THE WORSHIP OF THE SUN.
    • SHINGEBISS.
  • EARLY INDIAN BIOGRAPHY.
    • PISKARET.
    • THE SAUSTAWRAÝTSEES,
    • THE ORIGIN OF THE WYANDOT AND SENECA TRIBES.
    • A WYANDOT TRADITION.
  • EARLY SKETCHES OF INDIAN WOMEN.
  • WASBASHAS;
    • THE TRIBE THAT GREW OUT OF A SHELL.
    • AN OSAGE LEGEND.
  • THE BOY WHO SET A SNARE FOR THE SUN;
  • AMPATA SAPA;
    • THE FIRST-WIFE.
    • A TRADITION OF THE DACOTAHS.
  • MUKAKEE MINDEMOEA;
    • THE TOAD-WOMAN.
    • THE FLIGHT OF THE SHAWNEES FROM THE SOUTH.
  • BOSH-KWA-DOSH,
    • THE QUADRUPED WITH THE HAIR BLOWN OFF ITS SKIN.
  • MÄSH-KWA-SHA-KWONG,
    • THE TRADITIONARY STORY OF THE RED HEAD AND HIS
    • TWO SONS.
  • WA-WA-BE-ZO-WIN,
    • THE SWING ON THE LAKE SHORE.
  • TAKOZID,
    • THE SHORT-FOOT.
  • MACHINITO, THE EVIL SPIRIT;
    • REPOSE OF THE SOUL.
  • THE LITTLE SPIRIT, OR BOY-MAN.
    • AN ODJIBWA FAIRY TALE.
  • AINGODON AND NAYWADAHA.
    • NARRATED FROM THE ORAL RELATION OF NABANOI, BY MR. GEORGE JOHNSTON.
    • SKETCHES OF THE LIVES OF
  • NOTED RED MEN AND WOMEN
    • WHO HAVE APPEARED ON THE WESTERN CONTINENT. WABOJEEG, OR THE WHITE FISHER.
    • MODE OF WRITING AN INDIAN LANGUAGE.
    • SKETCHES OF THE LIVES OF
  • NOTED RED MEN AND WOMEN,
    • WHO HAVE APPEARED ON THE WESTERN CONTINENT. BRANT, RED JACKET, UNCAS, MIONTONIMO.
  • THE RABID WOLF.
  • MOOWIS,
    • THE MAN MADE UP OF RAGS AND DIRT.
  • THE LONE LIGHTNING.
    • SKETCHES OF THE LIVES OF
  • NOTED RED MEN AND WOMEN,
    • WHO HAVE APPEARED ON THE WESTERN CONTINENT. CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE OGEE WYAN AKWUT OKWA;
  • RULING CHIEF OF THE MIAMIS.
    • THE MAGICIAN OF LAKE HURON.
    • CORN-PLANTING, AND ITS INCIDENTS.
    • CORN SONG.
  • TO HEALTH.
    • DOMESTIC AND SOCIAL MANNERS OF THE INDIANS, WHILE ON THEIR WINTERING GROUNDS.
  • PUGASAING;
    • THE GAME OF THE BOWL.
    • REVERENCE AND AFFECTION FOR PARENTS.
    • ANDAIG WEOS, OR CROWS-FLESH.
    • ORIGIN
  • HISTORY OF THE RACE.
    • WYANDOT TRADITIONS OF THE CREATION, AND OTHER EPOCHS.
    • TRADITIONS OF THE ARCTIDÉS.
    • HISTORICAL TRADITIONS OF THE CHIPPEWAS, ODJIBWAS, OR ODJIBWA-ALGONQUINS.
  • MYTHOLOGY, SUPERSTITIONS, AND RELIGION OF THE ALGONQUINS.
    • INDIAN ARROW HEADS, &c.
    • INDIAN MUSIC, SONGS, AND POETRY.
    • CHANT TO THE FIRE-FLY.
  • ETHNOLOGY.
    • ADVERTISEMENT.
  • A.
  • LANGUAGE.
    • LECTURES ON THE GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURE OF THE INDIAN LANGUAGE.
    • LECTURE III.
  • LECTURE IV.
    • THE ERA OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE FRENCH IN THE UPPER LAKES.
    • SHINGABA-WOSSINS, OR IMAGE STONES.
    • MNEMONIC SYMBOLS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • GRAVE CREEK MOUND.
    • NAMES OF THE AMERICAN LAKES.
    • GEOGRAPHICAL TERMINOLOGY OF THE U. STATES,
    • LETTERS ON THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE WESTERN COUNTRY,
    • ERA OF THE SETTLEMENT OF DETROIT, AND THE STRAITS BETWEEN LAKES ERIE AND HURON.
    • THE CHOCTAW INDIANS.
    • A SYNOPSIS OF CARTIER'S VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY AT NORTH AMERICA. FIRST VOYAGE.
    • SECOND VOYAGE.
    • THIRD VOYAGE.
    • THE INFLUENCE OF ARDENT SPIRITS ON THE CONDITION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS.
    • VENERABLE INDIAN CHIEF.
  • FATE OF THE RED RACE IN AMERICA:
    • NURSERY AND CRADLE SONGS OF THE FOREST.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • PAWNEE BARBARITY.
  • "THE LOON UPON THE LAKE."
    • ODJIBWA SONG.
    • NIAGARA, AN ALLEGORY.
  • A PSALM.
  • TRADITIONARY WAR SONGS
    • ODJIBWA ALGONQUINS.
    • DEATH SONG.
  • APPENDIX.
    • NARRATIVE
    • ALEXANDER HENRY, Esq.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY
  • FRANCES NOBLE.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY
  • QUINTIN STOCKWELL.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY
  • PETER WILLIAMSON.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY
  • JONATHAN CARVER.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY
  • MRS. SCOTT.
  • THE END.
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