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Tobacco among the Karuk Indians of California / by John P. Harrington.

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Author/Creator:
Harrington, John Peabody.
Publication:
Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 1932.
Series:
Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; 94.
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 71st Congress, no. 92.
Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology bulletin ; 94
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
xxxvi, 284 pages, 36 pages of plates (1 folded) : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Karok Indians.
Karok language -- Texts.
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs.
Tobacco pipes.
Karok Indians -- Tobacco use.
Karok Indians -- Social life and customs.
Karok (Indiens)
-- fre Tabac -- Aspect religieux.
Language:
Karok and English.
Contents:
Bibliographical
Botanical
Karuk agriculture
How they used to sow and harvest tobacco
How they cure tobacco after picking it
Color and strength of leaf tobacco
How they store tobacco
How they used to sell tobacco
Tobacco smoking
How they used to eat tobacco
Tobacco never used as an insectifuge
Tobacco good for various ailments
How the suck doctors use tobacco
How the steaming doctors throw tobacco around before they fix their medicine
How hunters "spoil" tobacco
The tciríxxus, and what they did with them
How they smoked tobacco at the Ghost Dance
How they smoked at Indian card games
Various formulae which mention tobacco
Various names which mention tobacco
Only a few songs mention tobacco
White man tobacco.
Notes:
Also issued as House document 92, 71st Congress, 1st session.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1932
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.
Other format:
Online version: Harrington, John Peabody. Tobacco among the Karuk Indians of California.
OCLC:
594074
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