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Indians In Washington by  Earl, Secretary Of State Coe

Indians In Washington

by Earl, Secretary Of State Coe

9 1/4" x 6" color pictorial wrapper. 50 pp., forword, illustrations, map. Rear wrapper depicts a map of the Indian Tribes and Reservations in Washington. Attached to rear wrapper is a fold out page with information about Major Garnett, Reverend James H. Wilbur, and the Historical Restoration Project. A history of Indian life in the Pacific Northwest. Includes information on their houses, furniture, cooking, canoe making, wood-working, basketry, body ornaments and tattooing, caring for babies, weddings, funerals, slaves, trade, jargon, 2 1/2 pages of common Chinook words, games, government, war, Indian Bible, Indian doctor, Indian reservations, etc. Approximately 6 pages devoted to information on Indian tribes, past and present. Lightly soiled and with former owner's name neatly written in ink on front wrapper as well as light wear to the extremities. Center page loose from staples. Very good. A very interesting and informative booklet.

Inventory Number: 36081

$75.00