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Native Cemeteries and Forms of Burial East of the Mississippi (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 71)

By: Bushnell, David I., Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1920

Seller ID: 2292346

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Bookplate on front free endpaper, ink name on title page. 1920 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Includes black-and-white illustrations and plates. In the journals of many explorers and missionaries who traversed the great wilderness east of the Mississippi when it was yet the home of native tribes are references to the burial customs of the people with whom they came in contact. Villages were widely dispersed throughout the land, and often the places of burial were near by, differing in distant parts of the country, conforming with the manners of the tribe b... View more info

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Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes West of the Mississippi (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 77)

By: Bushnell, David I., Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1922

Seller ID: 2292347

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Near fine. 1922 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 211 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations and plates. When Louisiana became a part of the United States the great wilderness to the westward of the Mississippi was the home of many native tribes, or groups of tribes, retaining their primitive manners & customs, little influenced by contact with Europeans. Their villages were scattered along the water courses or skirted the prairies, over which roamed vast hears of buffalo, these serving to attract the Indians & to supply many of their wants - food, rai... View more info