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The North American Indian   By: (1868-1952)

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[Illustration: The Pool Apache]

The Pool Apache

From Copyright Photograph 1906 by E.S. Curtis

The North American Indian

Being A Series Of Volumes Picturing And Describing The Indians Of The United States And Alaska

Written, Illustrated, And Published By Edward S. Curtis

Edited By Frederick Webb Hodge

Foreword By Theodore Roosevelt

Field Research Conducted Under The Patronage Of J. Pierpont Morgan

In Twenty Volumes This, The First Volume, Published In The Year Nineteen Hundred And Seven

JOHNSON REPRINT CORPORATION 111 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10003

JOHNSON REPRINT COMPANY LTD. Berkeley Square House, London, W1X6BA

Copyright 1907, by Edward S. Curtis

Landmarks in Anthropology , a series of reprints in cultural anthropology General Editor: Weston La Barre

First reprinting 1970, Johnson Reprint Corporation

CONTENTS

GENERAL INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION TO VOLUME ONE THE APACHE HISTORICAL SKETCH HOMELAND AND LIFE MYTHOLOGY CREATION MYTH MEDICINE AND MEDICINE MEN THE MESSIAH CRAZE PUBERTY RITE DANCE OF THE GODS THE JICARILLAS HOME AND GENERAL CUSTOMS MYTHOLOGY CREATION MYTH MIRACLE PERFORMERS ORIGIN OF FIRE THE NAVAHO HOME LIFE, ARTS, AND BELIEFS HISTORY MYTHOLOGY CREATION MYTH MIRACLE PERFORMERS LEGEND OF THE HAPPINESS CHANT LEGEND OF THE NIGHT CHANT CEREMONIES THE NIGHT CHANT MATURITY CEREMONY MARRIAGE APPENDIX TRIBAL SUMMARY THE APACHE THE JICARILLAS THE NAVAHO SOUTHERN ATHAPASCAN COMPARATIVE VOCABULARY INDEX

ALPHABET USED IN RECORDING INDIAN TERMS

[The consonants are as in English, except when otherwise noted]

a as in father a as in cat â as aw in awl ai as in aisle e as ey in they e as in net i as in machine i as in sit o as in old o as in not ô as ow in how oi as in oil u as in ruin u as in nut ü as in German hütte u as in push h always aspirated q as qu in quick th as in thaw w as in wild y as in year ch as in church sh as in shall, sash n nasal, as in French dans zh as z in azure ' a pause

ILLUSTRATIONS

The Pool Apache Nayé{~COMBINING BREVE~}nezgani Navaho Illustration: Theodore Roosevelt White River Apache By The Sycamore Apache The Fire Drill Apache A Noonday Halt Navaho Apache Camp Typical Apache Ténokai Apache At The Ford Apache The Bathing Pool Apache Alchisé Apache Mescal Hills Apache Primitive Apache Home Cutting Mescal Apache Mescal Apache Filling the Pit Apache The Covered Pit Apache Apache Still Life Among the Oaks Apache Mescal Camp Apache Sacred Buckskin Apache Apache Girl The Ford Apache Apache Medicine man Maternity Belt Apache Medicine Cap and Fetish Apache Dan Lan Apache Apache Village Sand Mosaic Apache Apache Gaun Apache Maiden Lone Tree Lodge Jicarilla A Jicarilla A Jicarilla Feast March Jicarillas Jeditoh Navaho Lake Lajara Navaho Into the Desert Navaho Nature's Mirror Navaho Canon Hogan Navaho A Drink in the Desert Navaho Under the Cottonwoods Navaho Cornfields in Canon Del Muerto Navaho The Blanket Maker Navaho Piké{~COMBINING BREVE~}hodiklad Navaho Hástin Yázhe Navaho Navaho Hogan Navaho Still Life Navaho Medicine man Through the Canon Navaho Evening in the Desert Navaho Hasché{~COMBINING BREVE~}lti Navaho Haschógan Navaho Antelope Ruin Canon del Muerto Nayé{~COMBINING BREVE~}nezgani Navaho Tobadzischí{~COMBINING BREVE~}ni Navaho Hasché{~COMBINING BREVE~}zhini Navaho Ga n askidi Navaho Tónenili Navaho Zahadolzhá Navaho Haschebaád Navaho Gá n askidi. Zahadolzhá. Hasché{~COMBINING BREVE~}lti Navaho Tónenili, Tobadzischí{~COMBINING BREVE~}ni, Nayé{~COMBINING BREVE~}nezgani Navaho Yébichai Sweat Navaho Pikéhodiklad Navaho Shilhné'ohli Navaho Zahadolzhá Navaho Yébichai Hogán Navaho Yébichai Dancers Navaho Mescal Harvest Apache White River Valley Apache Nalin Lage Apache Infant Burial Apache Tobadzischí{~COMBINING BREVE~}ni Navaho Ga n askidi Navaho Zahadolzhá Navaho Hasché{~COMBINING BREVE~}lti , Haschebaád , Zahadolzhá Navaho Navaho Women

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