Omaha sociology (1884 N 03 / 1881-1882 (pages 205-370))
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Omaha sociology (1884 N 03 / 1881-1882 (pages 205-370))

By James Owen Dorsey
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  • SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION——BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY. OMAHA SOCIOLOGY. BY REV. J. OWEN DORSEY.
  • SIOUAN ALPHABET.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION.
    • EARLY MIGRATIONS OF THE ₵EGIHA TRIBES.
    • SUBSEQUENT MIGRATIONS OF THE OMAHAS.
    • PRESENT STATE OF THE OMAHAS.
  • CHAPTER II. THE STATE.
    • DIFFERENTIATION OF ORGANS IN THE STATE.
    • STATE CLASSES.
      • SERVANTS.
    • SERVANTS.
    • CORPORATIONS.
  • CHAPTER III. THE GENTILE SYSTEM.
    • TRIBAL CIRCLES.
    • THE OMAHA TRIBAL CIRCLE.
      • RULES FOR PITCHING THE TENTS.
    • RULES FOR PITCHING THE TENTS.
    • THE SACRED TENTS.
    • THE SACRED PIPES.
      • GAHIGE'S ACCOUNT OF THE TRADITION OF THE PIPES.
      • AnBA-HEBE'S ACCOUNT OF THE TRADITION OF THE PIPES.
    • GAHIGE'S ACCOUNT OF THE TRADITION OF THE PIPES.
    • AnBA-HEBE'S ACCOUNT OF THE TRADITION OF THE PIPES.
    • LAW OF MEMBERSHIP.
    • THE WEJINCTE OR ELK GENS.
    • THE IÑKE-SABĔ, OR BLACK SHOULDER GENS.
    • THE HAÑGA GENS.
    • THE ₵ATADA GENS.
      • THE WASABE-HIT`AJĬ SUBGENS.
      • THE WAJINGA ¢ATAJĬ SUBGENS.
      • THE [T]E-[P]A-IT`AJĬ SUBGENS.
      • THE [K]E-`In, OR TURTLE SUBGENS.
    • THE WASABE-HIT`AJĬ SUBGENS.
    • THE WAJINGA ¢ATAJĬ SUBGENS.
    • THE [T]E-[P]A-IT`AJĬ SUBGENS.
    • THE [K]E-`In, OR TURTLE SUBGENS.
    • THE [K]AnZE GENS.
    • THE MAn₵IÑKA-GAXE GENS.
    • THE [T]E-SĬNDE GENS.
    • THE [T]A-[P]A OR DEER-HEAD GENS.
    • THE IÑG¢E-JIDE GENS.
    • THE ICTASANDA GENS.
  • CHAPTER IV. THE KINSHIP SYSTEM AND MARRIAGE LAWS.
    • CLASSES OF KINSHIP.
      • CONSANGUINEOUS KINSHIP.
      • AFFINITIES.
    • CONSANGUINEOUS KINSHIP.
    • AFFINITIES.
    • MARRIAGE LAWS.
      • WHOM A MAN OR WOMAN CANNOT MARRY.
      • WHOM A MAN OR WOMAN CAN MARRY.
      • IMPORTANCE OF THE SUBGENTES.
      • REMARRIAGE.
    • WHOM A MAN OR WOMAN CANNOT MARRY.
    • WHOM A MAN OR WOMAN CAN MARRY.
    • IMPORTANCE OF THE SUBGENTES.
    • REMARRIAGE.
  • CHAPTER V. DOMESTIC LIFE.
    • COURTSHIP AND MARRIAGE CUSTOMS.
    • DOMESTIC ETIQUETTE—BASHFULNESS.
    • PREGNANCY.
    • CHILDREN.
    • STANDING OF WOMEN IN SOCIETY.
    • CATAMENIA.
    • WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS.
    • RIGHTS OF PARENTS AND OTHERS.
    • PERSONAL HABITS, POLITENESS, ETC.
    • MEALS, ETC.
  • CHAPTER VI. VISITING CUSTOMS.
    • THE CALUMET DANCE.
  • CHAPTER VII. INDUSTRIAL OCCUPATIONS.
    • HUNTING CUSTOMS.
    • FISHING CUSTOMS.
    • CULTIVATION OF THE GROUND.
  • CHAPTER VIII. INDUSTRIAL OCCUPATIONS (CONTINUED).
    • FOOD AND ITS PREPARATION.
    • CLOTHING AND ITS PREPARATION.
  • CHAPTER IX. PROTECTIVE INDUSTRIES.
    • WAR CUSTOMS.
      • DEFENSIVE WARFARE.
      • OFFENSIVE WARFARE.
    • DEFENSIVE WARFARE.
    • OFFENSIVE WARFARE.
  • CHAPTER X. AMUSEMENTS AND CORPORATIONS.
    • GAMES.
    • CORPORATIONS.
      • FEASTING SOCIETIES.
      • DANCING SOCIETIES.
    • FEASTING SOCIETIES.
    • DANCING SOCIETIES.
  • CHAPTER XI. REGULATIVE INDUSTRIES.
    • THE GOVERNMENT.
  • CHAPTER XII. THE LAW.
    • PERSONAL LAW.
    • PROPERTY LAW.
    • CORPORATION LAW.
    • GOVERNMENT LAW.
    • INTERNATIONAL LAW.
    • MILITARY LAW.
    • RELIGIOUS LAW.
  • INDEX.
  • FOOTNOTES.
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