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American Indians

The term American Indians is defined by the indigenous peoples of the area that is now known as the United States.


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  20. Griffin, J.B. Lake Superior copper and the Indians : miscellaneous studies of Great Lakes prehistory. University of Michigan, 1961, 189 p.
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  22. Hauptman, L.M. & Campisi, J. Neighbors and intruders : an ethnohistorical exploration of the Indians of Hudson’s River. Musée national de l’Homme, 1978, 285 p.
  23. Hellson, J.C. Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians. National Museum of Man, 1974, 138 p.
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  27. Jenness, D. Indians of Canada. Roger Duhamel, 1967, 452 p.
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  35. MacCurdy, G.B. Race in the Pacific area, with special reference to the origin of the American Indians : antiquity of occupation. In American Anthropologist, n.s., vol. 17, n° 4, 1915, p. 708-711.
  36. Michelson, G. A thousand words of Mohawk. National Museum of Man, 1973, 185 p.
  37. Moorehead, W.K. Stone ornaments used by Indians in the United States and Canada : being a description of certain charm stones, gorgets, tubes, bird stones and problematical forms. The Andover Press, 1917, 448 p.
  38. Morris, J.L. Indians of Ontario. Department of Lands and Forests, 1943, 75 p.
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  41. Ray, V.F. Primitive pragmatists : the Modoc Indians of Northern California. University of Washington Press, 1963, 237 p.
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  45. Shufeldt, R.W. The evolution of house building among the Navajo Indians. In Proceedings of the United States National Museum, vol. XV, n° 902, 1892, p. 279-282.
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  50. Thompson, J. Preliminary study of traditional Kutchin clothing in museums. National Museum of Man, 1972, 92 p.
  51. Towerbridge, C.C. Meearmeear traditions. University of Michigan Press, 1938, 90 p.
  52. Turner, D.H. & Wertman, P. Shamattawa : the structure of social relations in a Northern Algonkian band. Musée national de l’Homme, 1977, 124 p.
  53. Wauchope, R. Lost tribes & sunken continents : myth and method in the study of American Indians. Chicago : The University Press, 1970, 155 p. ISBN 0226876357.
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