The Indians of the southeastern United States / by John R. Swanton
- Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
- Washington : United States Government Printing Office, 1946.
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Company, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xiii, 943 pages, 55 leaves of plates) : portraits, illustrations, maps
- Bureau of American Ethnology bulletin ; 137
HeinOnline American Indian law collection
- Geography of the Southeast -- Classification of the southeastern tribes -- Population -- Relation of the aboriginal population to the natural area -- Prehistoric movements -- History of the southeastern Indians from the period of first white contact to the expedition of Hernando de Soto -- The expedition of Hernando de Soto -- The post-de Soto period -- Sketches of the southeastern tribes and their population -- Interpretations of tribal names -- Physical and mental characteristics -- The influence of language -- Raw materials utilized by the southeastern Indians -- The annual economic cycle -- Food -- Horticulture -- Hunting -- Fishing -- Domestication of animals -- Preparation of vegetable foods -- Treatment of meats -- Preservation of food -- Tobacco -- Housing -- Clothing -- Ornamentation -- The use of stone -- Pottery -- Miscellaneous household utensils -- Implements used in hunting, fishing, and war -- Implements serving transportation -- Mats and baskets -- The coloring of manufactured articles -- Mnemonic devices -- Artistic development -- Musical instruments -- Societal and ceremonial life.
- At head of title: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.
- Bibliography Note:
- Bibliography: pages 832-856.
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