Publisher description for Picture-writing of the American Indians. Foreword by J. W. Powell.


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Volume 1 of most complete account of Indian picture writing ever — with 1,290 illustrations and 54 additional plates (total in set) depicting inscriptions on stone, bone, skins, feathers, quills, shells, earth, copper, wood, fabrics, pottery, and even the human body. Symbols of trade, war, peace, traditions, custom, history, games, more.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Picture-writing, Indian.