MS 1766 The Twana, Chemakum, and Clallam Indians of Washington Territory; a historic account prepared for the press

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1766
Creators:
Eells, Myron, 1843-1907
Dates:
April, 1879
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
440 Pages
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contents: Part I-Man. A. Names, locations, and divisions of the tribes. Twanas, Chemakums, Clallams. B. History. C. Population, and causes affecting. D. Progress: In medical practice. In house building. In dress. In implements. In social customs. In education. In morals. In religion. Part II- Surroundings. A. Inorganic. Outline, etc., of Territory. Geology, economic. Climate. Minerals. C. Social. Travels. Commerce. Part III.- Culture. Chapter 1- Means of subsistance: A. Food. Fish and marine mammals. Shell fish. Roots and branches. Wild fruits. Land mammals. Birds. Salt. Cooking. Storing. B. Drinks. Infusions. Ardent spirits. C. Narcotics. D. Savors. E. Medicines. Chapter II- Habitations and other structures and their appurtenance: A. Houses for human occupancy. Potlatch houses. Sweat houses. Large dwelling-houses. Flat-roofed dwelling-houses. Houses with the roof wholly on one side. Government houses. Mat houses. Half-circle camps. Tents of cotton cloth. Out-buildings. B. Appurtenances to dwellings. Doors. Fireplaces. Material for building. C. Furniture and utensils. Beds. Rugs. Mats. Chapter III- Household vessels and utensils: A. For holding water, food, etc. Baskets. Boxes. Dishes. B. For preparing food. C. For serving and eating food. Mats. Baskets. Plate and troughs. Trays. Ladles. Stone dishes. Pipes. Napkins. D. Miscellaneous. Torches.
Scope and Contents
Chapter IV- Clothing: d. Head clothing. Hats. E. Body clothing. Pantaloons, shirts, and coats. Blankets. Mat-coats. F. Arm clothing. G. Leg and foot clothing. H. Parts of dress. Lace. Fastenings. Fringes. Bead-work. I. Receptacles for dress. Boxes. Baskets. Chapter V- Personal adornments: A. Skin ornamentation. Tattooing. Painting. B. Head ornaments. Head bands. Plumes. Ear pendants. C. Neck ornaments. Necklaces. D. Breast ornaments. E. Ornaments for the limbs. Bracelets. Finger-rings. F. Toilet articles. Combs. Chapter VI- Implements. (I) Of general use. Knives. Axes, and adzes. Wedges. Chisels. Hammers. Awls. (II) Of war and the chase. A. Weapons for striking. Clubs. B. Throwing weapons. Strings and shots. Fire-pots. C. Cutting weapons. D. Thrusting weapons. Spears. E. Projectile weapons. Bows and arrows. Cases for projectiles. F. Defensive weapons. (III) Implements of special use. A. For stone working. C. For bow and arrow-making. D. Fishing implements. Spears and hooks. Traps and nets. Bouys. Sinkers. F. For leather-working. G. Builder's tool. K. For procuring and manufacturing food. L. Agricultural implements. M. For basket-working. Tools. Ornamentation. N. For working fiber. Hacklers. Spindles. Looms. P. For special crafts. Painting. Dyeing. Sand paper. Rope and strings. Of vegetable matter. Of animal matter.
Scope and Contents
Chapter VII- Locomotion and transportation. A. Traveling by water. Canoes. Large canoes. Shovel canoes. Small canoes. B. Accessories to water travel. Poles. Paddles. Oars. Sails. Rudders. Anchors. Bailing vessels. C. Foot traveling. Snow shoes. D. Land conveyances. Chapter VIII- Measuring and valuing. A. Counting. B. Measuring. Time. Length. Quality. C. Valuing. Chapter IX- Games and pastimes. With bones. A. Gambling: With disks. Women's games. Cards. B. Field sports and festive games. Dancing. Horse-racing. Shooting. Children's plays. Chapter XI- Music: Instruments and accompaniments. Songs. Boat songs. Patriotic songs. Gambling songs. Nursery songs. Funeral songs. War songs. Religious songs. Chapter XII- Art: On baskets. On cloth. On skin. On wood. Carvings. On horn and bone. On metal. On stone. Chapter XIII- Language and literature. A. Language. The Twana. The Skwaksin. The Chemakum. The Chinook jargon. The English language. B. Literature: Tales about thunder and lightning. Tales about the Sun. Proverbs of the Clallams. Fables of the Twanas. The pheasant and the raven. The enchanted husband. The colcine Indian and the wolf. Domesticating wolves. Modern orations.
Scope and Contents
Chapter XIV- Domestic life: A. Marriage. B. Children. Cradling. Naming. C. Women. Puberty dance. Chapter XV- Social life and customs: A. Eating. B. Cannibalism. C. Potlatches. Potlatch Number 1. Dancing. Gambling. Tamanous. Eating. The potlatch proper, or distribution of gifts. Learning. Potlatch Number 2. Potlatch Number 3. D. Funeral and burial customs. 1st Period. 2nd Period: canoe burial. 3rd Period: scaffold burial in cemeteries. 4th Period: burial in the ground with Indian accessories. 5th Period: civilized burial. Funeral ceremonies. Mourning observances. Cemeteries. Progress. Chapter XVI- Government. A. Organization. B. Laws and regulations. Division of Labor. Property rights. Chapter XVII- Religion. A. Objects and implements of reverence and worship. Supreme Being. Demons. Angelic spirits. Inanimate objects. Images, pictures, etc. Water. Idols. The sun. Implements of worship. Hand-sticks (wands). Head bands. Drums. Rattles. Masks. B. Holy places C. Ecclesiastical organization. Medicine men. Rain-makers.
Scope and Contents
D. Sacred rites. Tamanous. Finding tamanous. Using tamanous. Tamanous for wind. Tamanous for gambling. Tamanous to produce and cure illness. The crazy tamanous. Tamanous for the living. Tamanous for lost souls. Black tamanous. Purification. Sacrifice. Dancing. E. Myths and traditions. The Flood. Ants. Snakes. F. Beliefs. Dreams. Future existence. Incarnation and metamorphoses. Chapter XVIII- Archeology: Stone age. Skeletons. Shell heaps. List of archeological items in the book.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1766

Other Title
Other Title
The pheasant and the raven
Other Title
The enchanted husband
Other Title
The colcine Indian and the wolf

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1766, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Names, tribal -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, tribal -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, tribal -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, place -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, place -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Names, place -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Food preparation -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Food preparation -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Food preparation -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drugs -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drugs -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drugs -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medicine -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medicine -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunting -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medicine -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunting -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunting -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pipes -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pipes -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pipes -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clothing -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clothing -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clothing -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Body decoration, adornment, and mutilations -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Body decoration, adornment, and mutilations -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Body decoration, adornment, and mutilations -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weapons -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weapons -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weapons -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transportation -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Numbers -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Numbers -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Numbers -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Games and toys -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Games and toys -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Games and toys -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dance -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basket making -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basket making -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basket making -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hide preparation -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hide preparation -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hide preparation -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodwork and wood carving -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodwork and wood carving -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodwork and wood carving -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marriage and family -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marriage and family -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marriage and family -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Children and childbirth -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Children and childbirth -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Children and childbirth -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cannibalism -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cannibalism -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cannibalism -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puberty rites -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puberty rites -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puberty rites -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potlatch -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potlatch -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Potlatch -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mortuary customs -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mortuary customs -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mortuary customs -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masks -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masks -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Masks -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oratory -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oratory -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oratory -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Time -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gambling -- Chemakum Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gambling -- Clallam Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gambling -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sweat house -- Twana Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Language and languages -- Documentation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clallam (Klallam) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Twana Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chimakum Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Klallam (Clallam) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weapons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chinook Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Plateau Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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