The Iconographic Encyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences Volume 1

The Iconographic Encyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...with the South Americans (as in pl. 44, figs. 1, 2_, 3, 9, 10, 11; pl. 45, fi.r-8;1l-46. figs 1. 2. 3; 11-47. figs 1. 2. 3. 6; 1l-48. firm 1. 2. 3. 4. 9; pl. 49, fig. 4; pl. 50, fig. 2; pl. 51, fig. 4), and great similarity will be found amongst them. But on comparing them with the northern Asiatics (pl. 75, fig. 5; pl. 78, fig. 5; pl. 79, figs. 1, 4, 5) it will be admitted that the latter are very much alike among themselves, but may easily be distinguished from the Americans. The Tchuktchi (on pl. 75, fig. 5) is a sedentary Koryak, but not a Namollo, though the N amollos are also called Tchuktchis; consequently, he belongs to the Asiatic tribe, and not to the American. Although a definite judgment regarding these peoples is not yet possible, we feel compelled, on account of the reasons above mentioned, to class the Eskimos and their related tribes among the aboriginal Americans. Classzfica/z'orz and Localion.--The aboriginal Americans, therefore, include the following peoples (see Map): 1. The Eskimos, as above stated; 2. The Kolnshes (Thlinkits), on the western coast, from near Mount St. Elias to south of Vancouver Island; 3. The tribes of Oregon, around the Columbia River; 4. The Kenais (Tinne) and the At/uzbasms, from the Kwichpak to Hudson Bay and the Mississippi, to whom, among others, belong the Von. I.-14 Inkalits, the Tanana Indians (Middle Yukons), the Chippewyans, and, scattered southward, the Apaches and N avajos; 5. The Algon/eins, from the Saskatchewan to Labrador and Nova Scotia on the north, and to the Ohio and, east of the Alleghanies, to the Savannah River on the south, including the Crees, Chippeways, Lenape, Blackfeet, etc.; _6. The Iroquois (including the Hurons, Susquehannocks, Tuscaroras, etc.) on the St....show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236795016
  • 9781236795014