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Western Scenes and Reminiscences Together with Thrilling Legends and Traditions of the Red Men of the Forest

By Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
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  • WESTERN SCENES AND REMINISCENCES: TOGETHER WITH THRILLING LEGENDS AND TRADITIONS OF THE RED MEN OF THE FOREST.
  • TO WHICH IS ADDED SEVERAL NARRATIVES OF ADVENTURES AMONG THE INDIANS.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PERSONAL REMINISCENCES.
  • SCENES AND ADVENTURES IN THE OZARK MOUNTAINS. A. D. 1818 AND 1819.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • THE SAUSTAWRAYTSEES, OR THE ORIGIN OF THE WYANDOT AND SENECA TRIBES.
    • EARLY SKETCHES OF INDIAN WOMEN.
    • WASBASHAS; OR, THE TRIBE THAT GREW OUT OF A SHELL.
    • THE BOY WHO SET A SNARE FOR THE SUN; OR THE ORIGIN OF THE KUG-E-BEENG-WA-KWA,[5] OR DORMOUSE.
    • AMPATA SAPA; OR, THE FIRST-WIFE.
    • MUKAKEE MINDEMOEA; OR, THE TOAD-WOMAN.
    • THE FLIGHT OF THE SHAWNEES FROM THE SOUTH.
    • BOSH-KWA-DOSH, OR THE QUADRUPED WITH THE HAIR BLOWN OFF ITS SKIN.
    • MÄSH-KWA-SHA-KWONG, OR THE TRADITIONARY STORY OF THE RED HEAD AND HIS TWO SONS.
    • WA-WA-BE-ZO-WIN, OR THE SWING ON THE LAKE SHORE.
    • TAKOZID, OR THE SHORT-FOOT.
    • 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, OR 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; OR THE WOMAN OF THE BLUE-ROBED CLOUD, THE PROPHETESS OF CHEGOIMEGON.
    • RULING CHIEF OF THE MIAMIS.
    • THE MAGICIAN OF LAKE HURON.
    • CORN-PLANTING, AND ITS INCIDENTS.
    • TO HEALTH.
    • DOMESTIC AND SOCIAL MANNERS OF THE INDIANS, WHILE ON THEIR WINTERING GROUNDS.
    • PUGASAING; OR, THE GAME OF THE BOWL.
    • 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.
    • CHANT TO THE FIRE-FLY.
  • ETHNOLOGY.
    • ADVERTISEMENT.
  • LANGUAGE.
    • LECTURES ON THE GRAMMATICAL STRUCTURE OF THE INDIAN LANGUAGE.
    • CHRONOLOGY.
    • THE ERA OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE FRENCH IN THE UPPER LAKES.
    • SHINGABA-WOSSINS, OR IMAGE STONES.
    • MNEMONIC SYMBOLS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS.
    • GRAVE CREEK MOUND.
    • NAMES OF THE AMERICAN LAKES.
    • GEOGRAPHICAL TERMINOLOGY OF THE U. STATES, DERIVED FROM THE INDIAN LANGUAGE.
    • NAMES OF THE SEASONS.
    • LETTERS ON THE ANTIQUITIES OF THE WESTERN COUNTRY, ADDRESSED TO THE LATE WILLIAM L. STONE, EDITOR OF THE NEW YORK COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • LANGUAGES OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.
    • EARLY SKETCHES OF INDIAN WOMEN.
    • 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 OF THE ODJIBWA ALGONQUINS.
  • APPENDIX
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF ALEXANDER HENRY, Esq.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF FRANCES NOBLE.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF QUINTIN STOCKWELL.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF PETER WILLIAMSON.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF JONATHAN CARVER.
    • NARRATIVE OF THE CAPTIVITY OF MRS. SCOTT.
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