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The dream dance of the Chippewa and Menominee Indians of northern Wisconsin
Book 1911 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

OjibwaNorth America > Arctic and Subarctic
This description of the Dream Dance ceremonial of the Chippewa and Menominee Indians is based upon participation in the ceremony itself as well as interviews with leading figures in the community. The various objects sacred to the ceremonial, the par...
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The Cayapa Indians of Ecuador
Book 1925 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

ChachiSouth America > Northwestern South America
The author, for many years anthropology curator of the Milwaukee Public Museum, did much work in North American archaeology and ethnology, as well as some work in East Africa. The material in the present work was gathered by him on an expedition for ...
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Ceremonies of the Pomo Indians
Book 1917 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

PomoNorth America > Northwest Coast and California
This material centers primarily on the Pomo religious ceremonies. Since many of the older, traditional ceremonies were no longer practiced, or else had become so acculturated through contacts with the whites and neighboring tribes, the author had to ...
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Pomo bear doctors
Book 1917 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

PomoNorth America > Northwest Coast and California
This source deals almost entirely with the Pomo Bear Doctors, their mythological origins, acquisition of power, assistants, clothing, weapons, special rites, and communication with other members of the profession. Comparisons are made between the cus...
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Pomo Indian basketry
Book 1908 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

PomoNorth America > Northwest Coast and California
This document is a technical discussion of the manufacture, decoration and usage of Pomo Indian basketry. The major portion of this work is devoted to decorative motifs used by the Pomo, with indicated variations in type and terminology within the th...
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The ethno-geography of the Pomo and neighboring Indians
book chapter 1908 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

PomoNorth America > Northwest Coast and California
This source is divided into three primary sections, the first of which deals briefly with a general description of the area, its inhabitants, culture, history, and the Indians as they existed. Section two deals almost exclusively with the Pomo langua...
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Pomo buildings
essay 1916 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

PomoNorth America > Northwest Coast and California
This article is primarily concerned with four basic types of Pomo structures, the family dwelling, the sudatory or sweat house, the dance house, and the store houses or caches, used for acorns and other preserved foods. Emphasis is placed on the mann...
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The army worm
essay 1936 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

PomoNorth America > Northwest Coast and California
This document deals with the use of the army worm as a source of food supply among the Pomo Indians. Interesting details are given by the author on the unique traps used by the Pomo in collecting these worms, as well as on the insects themselves (i.e...
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Material aspects of Pomo culture
Book 1952 Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred)

PomoNorth America > Northwest Coast and California
S.A. Barrett did his field work among the Pomo Indians of California from 1894 to approximately 1949, at a time when there were still elderly informants living with a memory of events that took place in the early nineteenth century. The information w...
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