Book

The Material culture of the Crow Indians

The Trustees of the American Museum of Natural History21 (3) • Published In 1922 • Pages: 201-270

By: Lowie, Robert Harry.

Abstract
This survey of Crow material culture contains relatively detailed descriptions of utensils, tools, weapons, clothing, and pipes, with references to similar forms and usages among neighboring tribes. Crow mythology and legend are examined for clues to former technical skills and products. Games, sports and warfare are also discussed.
Subjects
Cultural identity and pride
Comparative evidence
Division of labor by gender
Diet
Collecting
Hunting and trapping
Food preparation
Mythology
General tools
Utensils
Heating and lighting equipment
Fire
Mythology
Fire
Personal grooming
Work in skins
Animal by-products
Boats
Infant care
Vehicles
Transmission of skills
Community structure
Rest days and holidays
Mutual aid
Acculturation and culture contact
Sociocultural trends
culture
Crow
HRAF PubDate
2014
Region
North America
Sub Region
Plains and Plateau
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Creator Type
Ethnologist
Document Rating
5: Excellent Primary Data
Analyst
Mary L. Bartlett ; 1954
Coverage Date
1830-1915
Coverage Place
northern Great Plains, United States
Notes
Robert H. Lowie
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-270)
LCCN
23003140
LCSH
Crow Indians
Indians of North America--Material culture