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    • Blackfoot Indian pipes and pipemaking

    • 1963
    • Indians of North America; Calumets; Siksika Indians -- Industries; Ethnology; America -- Antiquities.
    • The smoking of tobacco pipes played an important role in the political, religious, and social life of historic Blackfoot Indians. This article provides an overview of pipes, their importance, and details on the craft of pipemaking.
    • Current trends in the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance

    • 1953
    • Shoshoni Indians -- Rites and ceremonies; America -- Antiquities; Ethnology; Indians of North America -- Dances.
    • The purposes of this study of the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance are to broaden existing knowledge of the past and present forms of the ceremony, to trace its history, and to outline the social and psychological factors affecting the development of...
    • Dakota winter counts as a source of Plains history

    • 1960
    • Picture-writing, Indian; Ethnology; Dakota Indians -- History -- Sources; Indians of North America -- Writing; America -- Antiquities.
    • Contents: Introduction -- The winter counts -- Names and authorship -- Counts used for comparison -- Description of the counts -- Literature cited -- Phonetic table.
    • Books and articles on the Blackfoot Indians

    • 1959
    • Indians of North America -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Montana -- Books and reading; Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana -- Books and...
    • Bibliography of books and articles about the Blackfoot (Blackfeet) Indians of the Great Plains region of North America.
    • Books about the Plains Indians

    • 1959
    • Indians of North America -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Books and reading; Indians of North America -- Montana -- Books and reading
    • A short bibliography of books about American Indians in general, Indians of the Plains, the Blackfeet, and the prehistory of North America.
    • Of the Crow nation

    • 1935
    • Crow Indians; Indians of North America; Ethnology; America -- Antiquities.
    • Contents: Introduction (The life and works of Edwin Thompson Denig) -- Crow relationship to the Hidatsa -- Description of Crow country -- Population and major divisions -- Intertribal relations -- Raiding for horses -- Some characteristics of the...
    • Wakinyan : contemporary Teton Dakota religion

    • 1963
    • Teton Indians -- Religion; Oglala Indians -- Religion; Brule Indians -- Religion; Indians of North America -- Religion; Sun dance; Vision quests; Peyotism
    • This monograph presents material on the modern religious concepts and practices of the Teton division of the Sioux or Dakota Indians. Religious concepts of the Teton Dakota Indians of South Dakota are basically unchanged, and pre-reservation...
    • Peyotism and the Blackfeet Indians of Montana: an historical assessment

    • 1961
    • Piegan Indians; Piegan Indians -- Religion; Peyotism; Peyote -- Religious aspects; Indians of North America; Indians of North America -- Religion; Blackfeet Indian Reservation (Mont.)
    • This paper discusses evidence for and against the various, sometimes contradictory, statements regarding the religious use of peyote among Piegan Indians on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana.
    • Bear ceremonialism of the Kutenai Indians

    • 1966
    • Indians of North America; Kootenai Indians; Kootenai Indians -- Religion; Bears -- Religious aspects; Grizzly Bear -- Religious aspects; Black bear -- Religious aspects; Bear dance; Sun dance; Bears -- Utilization; Bears -- Mythology; Bears --...
    • This paper attempts to clarify the place of the bear in the religious practices of the Kootenai Indians by comparing interviews with tribe members and written accounts. Also compares Kootenai bear ceremonialism with that of other tribes in the...
    • The Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance

    • 1953
    • Shoshoni Indians -- Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America -- Dances; Ethnology; America -- Antiquities.
    • The purposes of this study of the Wind River Shoshone Sun Dance are to broaden existing knowledge of the past and present forms of the ceremony, to trace its history, and to outline the social and psychological factors affecting the development of...

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