Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes

Villages of the Algonquian, Siouan, and Caddoan Tribes

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"[...]powder, and the bones are wrought into various domestic implements, or pounded up and boiled to extract the fatty matter. In the proper season, from the beginning of October until the 1st of March, the skins are dressed with the hair remaining on them, and are either worn by themselves or exchanged with the traders." (Hayden, (1), p. 371.) In the early days the tribes who occupied a region frequented by or in the vicinity of the range of the buffalo could and undoubtedly did kill sufficient numbers to satisfy their various wants and requirements, but hunting was made more easy in later times when horses were possessed by the Indian. Then it became possible for the bands of hunters, or even the entire village, to follow the vast herds, to surround and kill as many as they desired, and to carry away great quantities of meat to be "jerked," or dried, for future use. So intimately connected[...]."
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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 14.73mm | 444.52g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507535368
  • 9781507535363