Wanderings of An Artist Among the Indians of North America

Wanderings of An Artist Among the Indians of North America

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Dover Pubns
Invaluable firsthand account of Canadian artist's two journeys (1845–48) through Canada and Pacific Northwest. Wealth of information on Indian life and customs, with riveting account of incredible hardships, danger. 23 illus.

Invaluable firsthand account of two journeys (1845–48) by Canadian artist through Northwest Territories of Canada and the U.S. Wealth of information on Indian life and customs, myths, hunting rituals, etc., interwoven with gripping accounts of incredible hardships: hostile tribes, lack of food, ferocious animals, much more. Rare, important ethnological sourcebook that is also a riveting adventure story. Introduction. 23 illus.


Book News
A corrected but otherwise unabridged reprint of a work originally published in 1859, documenting a Canadian artist's journeys from Toronto to Vancouver Island and Oregon in order to paint landscapes and scenes of Indian life. Kane's journals offer insight on the hardships and adventures of travel, and on Indian customs, hunting rituals, funeral practices, and anecdotes of battles and war. Includes b&w and color illustrations. For general readers. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1996
ISBN: 9780486290317
048629031X
Characteristics: liv, 329 p. : ill. (some col.) ; cm
Additional Contributors: Burpee, Lawrence J.

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