Indians of the Southeastern United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - 943 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 231 - The Cherokees in their dispositions and manners are grave and steady; dignified and circumspect in their deportment; rather slow and reserved in conversation; yet frank, cheerful and humane; tenacious of the liberties and natural rights of...
الصفحة 620 - ... but of 30 houses: if they be walled, it is only done with barks of trees made fast to stakes, or else with poles only fixed upright, and close one by another.
الصفحة 451 - Indians made very handsome carpets. They have a wild hemp that grows about six feet high, in open, rich, level lands, and which usually ripens in July : it is plenty on our frontier settlements. When it is fit for use, they pull, steep, peel, and beat it; and the old women spin it off the distaffs, with wooden machines, having some clay on the middle of them to hasten the motion.
الصفحة 432 - ... in for the bowing of their backs, and another place made high for their heads, which they put one by another all along the walls on both sides.
الصفحة 526 - Many have the whole skinne of a hawke or some strange fowle, stuffed with the wings abroad. Others a broad peece of copper, and some the hand of their enemy dryed. Their heads and shoulders are painted red with the roote Pocone braied to powder mixed with oyle; this they hold in somer to preserve them from the heate, and in winter from the cold.
الصفحة 383 - We ourselves during the time we were there used to suck it after their manner, as also since our returne, and have found many rare and wonderful experiments of the vertues thereof...
الصفحة 382 - ... of too long continuance, in short time breaketh them ; whereby their bodies are notably preserved in health, and know not many grievous diseases wherewithall we in England are oftentimes affected.
الصفحة 157 - The allies were badly defeated, but there seems to have been no effort on the part of the Siouans to enter the tidewater country and, indeed, they appear to have moved farther west. In 1670 Lederer found two towns of "Nahyssan...
الصفحة 8 - ... and the hermit and Wilson's thrushes. Several native nuts, of which the beechnut, butternut, chestnut, hazelnut, hickory nut, and walnut are most Important, grow wild in this belt. Of these, the chestnut, hickory nut, and walnut come in from the South (Carolinian area) and do not extend much beyond the southern or warmer parts of the Alleghanian area.
الصفحة 24 - The Indians now seated in these parts are none of those which the English removed from Virginia, but a people driven by an enemy from the Northwest, and invited to sit down here by an oracle about four hundred years since, as they pretend...

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