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Сторінка 216 - ... his share of the providing. No matter how many children or whatever goods he might have in the house, he might at any time be ordered to pick up his blanket and budge ; and after such orders it would not be healthful for him to attempt to disobey. The house would be too hot for him, and, unless saved by the intercession of some aunt or grandmother, he must retreat to his own clan ; or, as was often done, go and start a new matrimonial alliance in some other. The women were the great power among...
Сторінка 228 - The women were the great power among the clans, as everywhere else They did not hesitate, when occasion required, to 'knock off the horns,' as it was technically called, from the head of a chief and send him back to the ranks of the warriors The original nomination of the chiefs also always rested with them.
Сторінка 71 - Kentucky ; the Boston Society of Natural History ; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences ; the American Philosophical Society; the...
Сторінка 217 - ... it is we that plant it, for our and their use. Hear us, therefore, for we speak of things that concern us and our children, and you must not think hard of us, while our men shall say more to you; for we have told them.
Сторінка 146 - Illustrated. 8vo, Cloth, $3 00. SQUIER'S PERU. Peru : Incidents of Travel and Exploration in the Land of the Incas. By E. GEORGE SQUIER, MA, FSA, late US Commissioner to Peru.
Сторінка 277 - Membership in these societies is not confined to any particular gens, or grouping of gens, but depends upon supernatural indications over which the individual has no control. The animal which appears to a man in a vision during his religious fasting determines to which society he must...
Сторінка 406 - It became evident, as our exploration progressed, that these chambers were covered by little mounds of gravel and clay, and that, in those where the burning had taken place, the coverings of earth were placed in position before the bodies were consumed, shown by the small amount of ashes and the reduction of the logs to charcoal in their position on the clay floor of the chamber, which was burned to a thickness varying with the amount of heat. It is probable that the burials and cremations did not...
Сторінка 273 - If you tie up the clothes of an orphan child the Great Spirit will notice it and reward you for it." "To adopt orphans and bring them up in virtuous ways is pleasing to the Great Spirit.
Сторінка 477 - Trustees shall invest fortyfive thousand dollars as a fund, the income of which shall be applied to forming and preserving collections of antiquities, and objects relating to the earlier races of the American Continent, or such (including such books and works as may form a good working library for the departments of science indicated) as 27 shall be requisite for the investigation and illustration of Archaeology and Ethnology in general, in main and special reference, however, to the aboriginal American...