Archaeological Report 1898. Being Part of Appendix to the Report of the Minister of Education Ontario

BOYLE, David (ed.)

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed by Order of the Legislative Assembly
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1898
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    viii, 211 p. 25 cm. 44 b&w photos and drawings. New burgundy binding with gold lettering on spine. Brown card covers inside are creased and front card cover has a tear at bottom. Title page has minor soiling and an occasional thumb mark within. Includes accessions to the provincial museum, notes on some specimens such as pottery, clay and stone pipes, pendants, bird amulets, cutting tools, copper tools, flutes. Other topics include the "Pagan Iroquois," recent "Indian Religions," the Mid-Winter Festival, the burning of the white dog, the Cayuga spring sun dance, the Seneca spring sun dance, peach stone game, Feast of the Skeleton, general opening address at the festivals, children's New Year Feast, the word "Niyoh," pagan hell, spraying of heads, dream interpretation, Iroquois music, song words, Society of the False Faces, Society of the Husk Masks, some myths, personal names, place names, chiefship, dress, dwellings, marriage and separation, death customs, disease. Also "Archaeological Notes, Victoria County" by G. E. Laidlaw.

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