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Old Indian trails
Walter McClintock

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Old Indian trails
by Walter McClintock ; with illustrations from photographs by the author.

Published 1992 by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

1. My Indian Guide
2. Crossing the Rocky Mountains
3. Our Camp near the Summit
4. Home of the Scout
5. Stories by the Scout’s Mother-in-Law
6. My Adoption by Mad Wolf
7. Mad Wolf Tells the Legend of the Beaver Bundle
8. I am Given an Indian Name and Made a Member of the Blackfoot Tribe
9. Home of Mad Wolf
10. Marriage Customs
11. The Head-Chief and his Wife
12. Legend of the Smoking Star
13. My Night Experience with a Grizzly Bear
14. Indian Summer
15. A Frontier Dance
16. Hunting Rocky Mountain Goats
17. The Blizzard
18. Snow-Bound
19. The Mad Indian
20. Coming of the Chinook
21. Beginning of Spring
22. Our Camp in the Mountains
23. Our North Expedition
24. Onesta and his Sacred Bear Spear
25. Camp of the Blood Indians
26. Country of the North Piegans
27. Camp of Brings-Down-the-Sun
28. Onesta Gives his Crow Water Ceremony
29. The Rival Medicine Men
30. Brings-Down-the-Sun Tells about his Father
31. Brings-Down-the-Sun Tells about Men’s Societies
32. Brings-Down-the-Sun Tells about the Birds and the Stars
33. Legends of Star Boy and Scarface
34. Beginning of the Sun Dance
35. Forming the Great Circle Camp
36. Life in the Circle Camp
37. Painted Tepees and Picture Writing
38. A Native Doctor and his Patient
39. Dance of the Hair-Parters (Grass Dance)
40. Society of Brave Dogs
41. A Medicine-Pipe Ceremony
42. A Sacred Ceremony in Mad Wolf’s Tepee
43. The Tribal Dancing-Lodge
44. End of the Sun Dance and Farewell of my Indian Father
Appendix: Medicinal and Useful Plants of the Blackfoot Indians

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Includes index.


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xviii, 336 p. :
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