American Anthropologist, Том 8

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American Anthropological Association, 1895
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Стр. 113 - In conclusion, he declares that "up to the present time there has not been shown a single dialect, not an art or an institution, not a myth or religious rite, not a domesticated plant or animal, not a tool, weapon, game, or symbol, in use in America at the time of the discovery, which had been previously imported from Asia, or from any other continent of the old world.
Стр. 382 - OPENAVK are a kind of roots of round forme, some of the bignes of walnuts, some far greater, which are found in moist & marish grounds growing many together one by another in ropes, or as thogh they were fastened with a string. Being boiled or sodden they are very good meate.
Стр. 316 - ... (Fig. 6) or the palm of the left hand, pressing it downward along the edges at nearly right angles, and always slantingly to its length, or else by holding it edge up between the thumb, and all the fingers of the left hand and freely flaking it, with the rod held in the right hand (Fig. 7), with handle braced against the ribs for steadying, by pressing the sharp edges until they caught in the point or blade of the...
Стр. 307 - If, moreover, I am at times seemingly too personal in style of statement, let it be remembered that well-nigh all anthropology is personal history; that even the things of past man were personal, like as never they are to ourselves now. They must, therefore, be both treated and worked at, not solely according to ordinary methods of procedure or rules of logic, or to any given canons of learning, but in a profoundly personal mood and way. If I would study any old, lost art, let...
Стр. 368 - The abstinence from solid food is in a measure apparent only, for the Indians are disposed to gluttonize in idleness when opportunity arises, when their capacity for consuming is no less striking than their power of abstaining. This characteristic of the tribe is possessed by other primitive peoples, perhaps in nearly equal degree; yet it is noteworthy as displayed among these Indians. Another characteristic of the Papago is strength and fleetness : A withered crone (shown in the photographs of the...
Стр. 187 - ... and from the copper of the mounds. Florida copper may have been derived from various sources, but in all probability most of it came from the Lake Superior region, where the copper is native copper. Incidentally, copper from mounds in other localities is mainly like the Florida copper, native and aboriginal, having nothing in common with the products of the impure European sulphides and imperfect smelting processes of the XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII centuries. In fact, even at the present day, copper...
Стр. 181 - American ethnology lost a brilliant student. Born in Baltimore October 31, 1848, he acquired his primary education in the schools of his native city. At an early age he evinced a marked precocity in the acquirement of language ; it is said that at 6 he learned the Hebrew alphabet, and ere he reached his eleventh year he could read the language with facility. At 14 young Dorsey entered the Central High School, now City College, and pursued the classic...
Стр. 375 - Monacans, though many different in language, and be very barbarous, living for the most part of wild beasts and fruits. Beyond the mountaines from whence is the head of the river Patawomeke, the Salvages report inhabit their most mortall 19.
Стр. 183 - By reason of the purity and unselfishness of his motives, and the warmth and sunshine of his amiable nature, he won the esteem of all who had the pleasure of meeting him, and, being ever kind, affable, and cheerful to his colleagues, ever willing to aid and advise them, James Owen Dorsey was sincerely and cordially loved and revered by all.
Стр. 140 - ParrotMacaw people. Of these clans the first group of three appertains to the north, the second to the west, the third to the south, the fourth to the east, the fifth to the upper or zenith, and the sixth to the lower or nadir region; while the single clan of the Macaw is characterized as

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