The Indian in his Wigwam Or Characteristics of the Red Race of America from Original Notes and Manuscripts
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The Indian in his Wigwam Or Characteristics of the Red Race of America from Original Notes and Manuscripts

By Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
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Table of Contents
  • THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAM
  • PERSONAL REMINISCENCES.
    • NO. II.
    • NO. III.
    • LANGUAGES OF MEXICO.
    • NO. IV.
    • NO. V.
  • SCENES AND ADVENTURES
  • PRELIMINARY REMARKS.
  • CHAPTER I.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • CHAPTER III.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE BIRD.
  • CHARACTER OF THE RED MAN OF AMERICA.
  • 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,
  • EARLY SKETCHES OF INDIAN WOMEN.
    • WASBASHAS;
    • THE BOY WHO SET A SNARE FOR THE SUN;
    • AMPATA SAPA;
    • MUKAKEE MINDEMOEA;
    • THE FLIGHT OF THE SHAWNEES FROM THE SOUTH.
    • BOSH-KWA-DOSH,
    • MÄSH-KWA-SHA-KWONG,
  • WA-WA-BE-ZO-WIN,
    • TAKOZID,
  • MACHINITO, THE EVIL SPIRIT;
    • REPOSE OF THE SOUL.
  • THE LITTLE SPIRIT, OR BOY-MAN.
  • AINGODON AND NAYWADAHA.
  • 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 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;
  • REVERENCE AND AFFECTION FOR PARENTS.
  • ANDAIG WEOS, OR CROWS-FLESH.
  • ORIGIN AND HISTORY OF THE RACE.
    • WYANDOT TRADITIONS OF THE CREATION, AND OTHER EPOCHS.
    • SUPPLEMENTARY QUESTIONS TO THE INTERPRETER.
    • 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.
      • No. 1.
    • No. 1.
    • ORAL COMPOSITION.
    • CHANT TO THE FIRE-FLY.
  • ETHNOLOGY.
    • ADVERTISEMENT.
    • A.
  • LANGUAGE.
    • LECTURE III.
    • LECTURE IV.
    • CHRONOLOGY.
  • THE ERA OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE FRENCH IN THE UPPER LAKES.
    • FAITH.
  • 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,
    • No. I.
    • NAMES OF THE SEASONS.
  • LETTERS ON THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE WESTERN COUNTRY,
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • IX.
    • X.
  • ERA OF THE SETTLEMENT OF DETROIT, AND THE STRAITS BETWEEN LAKES ERIE AND HURON.
    • Canada, 7th June, 1687.
    • 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.
    • 3. THE HARE AND THE LYNX.
    • 4. THE KITE AND THE EAGLE.
    • 5. THE RAVEN AND WOODPECKER.
    • LANGUAGES OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.
  • EARLY SKETCHES OF INDIAN WOMEN.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
  • PAWNEE BARBARITY.
  • “THE LOON UPON THE LAKE.”
    • TO A BIRD, SEEN UNDER MY WINDOW IN THE GARDEN.
  • ODJIBWA SONG.
    • NIAGARA, AN ALLEGORY.
  • A PSALM.
  • TRADITIONARY WAR SONGS
    • WAR SONG.
    • WAR-SONG—“Pe-nä´ se-wug.”
    • DEATH SONG.
    • DEATH-SONG—“A´ be tuh gé zhig.”
    • WAR SONG.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • Transcriber’s Note
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