The Sun God's Children
- Sales Rank:11,859,066
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.9
- Dimensions (in):9 x 6 x 0.7
- Publication Date:April 2005
1920. With portraits of Blackfeet Indians by Winold Reiss. To integrate the activities of the life of the Blackfeet tribes, in the days of the buffalo and including certain of their ceremonials of the present time, is the purpose of this book. Particularly, it is written in response to the request of many sojourners in Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park, who have there spent many pleasant hours in the camps of members of these tribes, have become greatly interested in them, and desire to know more of the inner life of these, the Sun God's children. Contents: When First Met by the Fur-Traders; Nita'Piwaksin (Real Food); When Men and Animals were Friendly; Religion; Origin of the Beaver Medicine; The Sacred Tobacco Rites; War; Weasel Tail; Leaning-Over-Butchering; Eagle Plume; Strong Medicine; Many Big Ears' Pictographs; and Chief Crowfoot.
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