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Calendar history of the Kiowa Indians by James Mooney

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English


  • Kiowa Indians.,
  • Kiowa language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementby James Mooney ; reprinted from the seventeenth Annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1895-96 ; with an introd. by John C. Ewers.
LC ClassificationsE99.K5 M66 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 460 p., [40] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723272M
ISBN 100874746558
LC Control Number78010789

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  The fact is now established, however, that pictographic records covering periods of from sixty to perhaps two hundred years or more do, or did, exist among several tribes, and it is entirely probable that every leading mother tribe had such a record of its origin and wanderings, 5/5(1).   Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Calendar history of the Kiowa Indians by Mooney, James, n Publication date Topics Indians, North American.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Calendar history of the Kiowa Indians. ( N 17 / (pages )) - Free Ebook. The Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians is a work of over pages and is an original contribution of the highest value to ethnography. Its title affords but an imperfect idea of its scope; for, in addition to an elaborate description of the Kiowa calendars, the author gives us, in pages, a sketch of the tribe including its documentary history, a list of western military and .

The Kiowas kept pictographic calendars of events in their history. The Sett'an or annual calendar and the Anko annual and monthly calendar were famous ones. In language classification, Edward Sapir placed Kiowa and the related Tanoan of New Mexico in the Uto-Aztecan linguistic family. Texas Indians of this period start to use the bow and arrow and to make pottery. In some areas, Texas Indians live in villages and grow maize (corn), beans and squash. 1, A.D.-Present Texas Indians of this period are in contact with various Europeans: the Spanish, the French and, finally, the Anglos. The Europeans introduce. Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians. 0 5 Author: James Mooney. Always have a good book lined up - Listen and read whenever you want Read and listen to as many books as you like! Download books offline, listen to several books continuously, choose stories for your kids, or try out a book that you didn't thought you would like to listen. CALENDAR HISTORY OF THE KIOWA INDIANS BY JAMES MOONEY. Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, , Government Printing Office, Washington, , pages —

Calendar History of the Kiowa Indians By James Mooney. Release Date: ; Genre: Geschichte; 0,49 € Auf itunes Auf Amazon. Beschreibung. The desire to preserve to future ages the memory of past achievements is a universal human instinct, as witness the clay tablets of old Chaldea, the hieroglyphs of the obelisks, our countless. The Kiowa calendar system is unique: they recorded two events for each year, offering a finer-grained record and twice as many entries for any given period. Silver Horn (–), or Haungooah, was the most highly esteemed artist of the Kiowa tribe in the 19th and 20th centuries, and kept a calendar. He was a respected religious leader in his later years. Introduction --Sketch of the Kiowa tribe --The Nadiisha-dena or Kiowa Apache --The annual calendars, --Kiowa chronology --The Anko monthly calendar, August, July, --Military and trading post, missions, etc --The Kiowa language. We have new books nearly every day. If you would like a news letter once a week or once a month fill out this form and we will give you a summary of the books for that week or month by out this form and we will give you a summary of the books .