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Unwritten history

life amongst the Modocs

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Unwritten history

life amongst the Modocs

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER I SHADOWS SHASTA Mount Shasta Mining Camps The Miners of Old The Original Pos sessors of the Forests A Race without a Historian A Word for the Indian The Bon Wright Massacre of Indians Retaliation and Revenge My First Sight of Shasta Monument of Stones 17
CHAPTER II EL VAQUERO Wild Horses and Wild Men Engaged with a Drover An Indian Attack A Merciful Savage Among the Shastas Lonely Life of the Indian How he Spends his Evenings The "Indian Question" from an Indian s Point of View 32
CHAPTER III THE FINGER BOARD OF FATE Neither a Boy nor a Man The letter "I" The pronoun "We" Massacre of my Indian Friends The beautiful Klamat The Prince The discomfited Boatman 4G CHAPTER IV HIGH, LOW, JACK AND THE GAME The Prince meets an Acquaintance " Boston s Best" Clean broke How it was Done Yreka All right Now The Negro Stable Keeper GO CHAPTER V IX A CALIFORNIA MINING CAMP Alone in a City Men to be Avoided Stolen Slumbers A Peep at the Mines and Miners The One-Eyed Negro A Desperate Race How dy-do? Take a Drink? The Bar Room The Swoon The Moon- Eyed Heathen Nurse Recovery 72
CHAPTER VI DOWN AMONG THE LIVE MEN The Prince En-Route for Humbug Three Thousand Men, not a Woman or a Child "The Forks "-"The Howlin Wilderness " "Long Dan" The Bet- Dying with Boots on The Cigars Won 87
Xlll CHAPTER XV TURN TO THE RIGHT AS THE LAW DIRECTS Difficulties of Mountain Travel Sight of Shasta Delight of Paquita The Pursuers and what they wanted The Run Camping out Cap turedThe Table Turned The Captors Prisoners 206
CHAPTER XVI HOME The Doctor recovers Suddenly The Journey Proceeds Camp in the Wilderness The famous "Last Cabin" Paquita s Journey The Indians at Home 229
CHAPTER XVII THE LOST CABIN Winter again The Elk The Black Bear Klamat as a Hunter The Winter passes, and Spring comes once more Paquita not returned Gold found by the Prince and Doctor The Doctor leaves Paquita returns Her Story Her Brothers The Prince s Oath The Prince and the Child Followed 241
CHAPTER XVIII GOOD-BYE Indian Habits The Autumn Feasts Paquita in her Maidenhood The Prince Thoughtful and Sad The Prince says Good-Bye 252
CHAPTER XIX THE INDIANS ACCOUNT OF THE CREATION At night in the Indian Camp The Great Spirit The Creation Ascent of Mount Shasta The Missionary s Visit The Indians around Mount Shasta Their thirst for Knowledge Story Tellers Teaching Geog raphy Morals Superstitions The Creation of the Tribe The Griz zly Bear sacred Thoughts on Death and Burial The Indians Heaven Marriage Ceremony 262
CHAPTER XX THE LAST OF THE LOST CABIN A Chiefs views of our Language and Bible Burning of the Cabin Thirst for Gold an Evil 282
CHAPTER XXI MY FIRST BATTLE Mountain JoeDevil s Castle The Eve of the Battle Struck by an Arrow The Indian Squaw Her Mournings and Reproaches A Re turn to Old Friends 290

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E99.M7 M54 1874

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xvi, 17-445 p. incl. front. (port.) 23 pl.

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