3 edition of Social organization of the Central Algonkian Indians. found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 129-140.Issued in 1958 in microfilm form, as thesis, University of Chicago, under title: Central Algonkian social organization.
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The villages, especially along the Atlantic coast, were frequently surrounded with stockades of tall, stout stakes firmly set in the ground.
Although, as mentioned before, only the Thunder-bird and Bear 216 clans have definite functions, every clan has certain objects and immaterial possessions which are considered as belonging especially to it. " — a number of such lists have been obtained since 1910. Mississippian culture had few representatives in prehistoric North Carolina. Whether the Bear-clan possessed other powers such as war-powers is an open question. In some towns, at least, a man was not permitted to marry into either the clan of his mother or that of his father, but since the advent of missionaries, inconsequence of the reduction in numbers which has taken place and as a result of their teachings, this law has been often set aside in recent years.
Such individuals had, of course, no Winnebago clan name, and consequently a name from the wife's clan was selected. Archaeology provides us the means to achieve that goal. At a tribal hunt their power was seen in its most characteristic development. Observations of the ethnology of the Sauk Indians, Part 2: War customs.
The chief of the Unami is said to have been ordinarily first in dignity. Those of the Chippewa and the Plains tribes were circular or conical, a frame work covered with bark among the former, a frame of movable poles covered with dressed skim among the latter. The government was directed in weighty matters by a council, consisting of the chiefs of the clans or gentes of the tribe.
On the other hand, the Winnebago Social organization of the Central Algonkian Indians. organization is extremely like that of the central Algonquian.
Eastern division, embracing all the Algonquian tribes that lived along the Atlantic coast south of the Abnaki and including several confederacies and groups, as theMassachuset,, Mohegan,,and Pamlico. Archaeology is also a discipline with its own set of capabilities and limitations. A number of the western Algonquian towns are described by early explorers as fortified or as surrounded with palisades.
Their deities, or m anitus, including objects animate and inanimate, were many, but the chief culture hero, he to whom the creation and control of the world were ascribed, was substantially the same in character, although known by various names, among different tribes.
A man was not permitted to marry into the gens of his father, and marriage into that of his mother was rare and strongly disapproved.
These cultural elements are: bows and arrows, pottery and plant agriculture.
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