book chapter

The Natchez group

Indian tribes of the lower Mississippi and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico43 • Published In 1911 • Pages: 45-274

By: Swanton, John Reed.

Abstract
This document distills information from French seventeenth and eighteenth century documents, organizing it topically, including: clothing, ornaments, arts and industries, economic life, medicine, education, games, etiquette, marriage, social organization, feasts, war, funerals, religion, and early contact history. It includes lengthy translations of the source documents.
Subjects
Historical and archival research
History
Acculturation and culture contact
Cereal agriculture
Normal garb
Ornament
Status, role, and prestige
Classes
Visiting and hospitality
Form and rules of government
Chief executive
External relations
Instigation of war
Warfare
Aftermath of combat
Peacemaking
Shamans and psychotherapists
Medical therapy
Suicide
Special burial practices and funerals
Cult of the dead
Mythology
Spirits and gods
Missions
Ordering of time
culture
Natchez
Region
North America
Sub Region
Eastern Woodlands
Document Type
book chapter
Evaluation
Ethnologist-4
Analyst
Ian Skoggard; 2019
Coverage Date
1699-1734
Coverage Place
Adams, Jefferson and Claiborne counties, Mississippi, United States
Notes
By John R. Swanton
Includes bibliographical references
LCCN
11035489
LCSH
Natchez Indians