The Lenâpé and their Legends
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The Lenâpé and their Legends

By Daniel G. (Daniel Garrison) Brinton
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  • THE LENÂPÉ AND THEIR LEGENDS;
  • PREFACE.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • § 1. The Algonkin Stock.
    • § 2. The Iroquois Stock.
      • The Susquehannocks.
      • The Hurons.
      • The Cherokees.
    • The Susquehannocks.
    • The Hurons.
    • The Cherokees.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • The Confederated Tribes.
    • The Mohegans.
    • The Nanticokes.
    • The Conoys.
    • The Shawnees.
    • The Sapoonees.
    • The Assiwikales.
  • CHAPTER III
    • Derivation of Lenni Lenape.
    • The Lenape Sub-Tribes.
    • The Totemic Animals.
    • The New Jersey Lenape.
    • Political Constitution.
    • Agriculture and Food Resources.
    • House Building.
    • Manufactures.
    • Paints and Dyes.
    • Dogs.
    • Interments.
    • Computation of Time.
    • Pictographic Signs.
    • Record Sticks.
    • Moral and Mental Character.
    • Religious Beliefs.
    • Doctrine of the Soul.
    • The Native Priests.
    • Religious Ceremonies.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • § 1. Literature of the Lenape Tongue.
    • § 2. General Remarks on the Lenape.
    • § 3. Dialects of the Lenape.
    • § 4. Special Structure of the Lenape.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • § 1. The Lenape as "Women".
    • § 2. Historic Migrations of the Lenape.
    • § 3. Missionary Efforts in the Provinces of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • Cosmogonical and Culture Myths.
    • National Traditions.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • Rafinesque and his Writings.
    • History of the Walam Olum.
    • Discovery of the Walam Olum.
    • Was it a Forgery?
    • Phonetic System.
    • Metrical Form.
    • Pictographic System
    • Derivation of Walam Olum.
    • The MS. of the Walam Olum.
    • General Synopsis of the Walam Olum.
    • Synopsis of the separate parts.
      • I.
      • II.
      • III.
      • IV.
      • V.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
  • THE WALUM OLUM
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
  • NOTES
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
  • VOCABULARY.
  • APPENDIX.
    • AGOZHAGÀUTA. (page 14. Note.)
    • DIALECT OF THE NEW JERSEY LENAPE. (p. 46)
    • REV. ADAM GRUBE. (p. 84.)
    • EASTERN ORIGIN OF THE ALGONKINS. (pp. 12 and 145.)
  • INDEX OF SUBJECTS
  • FOOTNOTES:
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