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Identifier: annualreportofbu1118891890smit
Title: Annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Year: 1880 (1880s)
Authors: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology
Subjects: Ethnology Indians
Publisher: Washington : G.P.O.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries

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C REAR SIA MASKS sTEVENsox.] SOCIETY OF THE COUGAR. 119 ill yucca suds and then domiing their best apparel; only men hunt forthe larger game. Rabbits are hunted on horseback with rabbit sticks;deer, on foot and with the rifle in preference to the arrow. A party of hunters which had been indicated by the war chief tolimit for deer and antelope left the village in the afternoon, the partybeing led by the vice war chief. The tiamoni was a member of theparty. The writer mentions this as it is unusual for a tiamoni toparticipate in the hunt, and it is claimed by the Sia that if their tia-moni were not a mere boy he would observe the custom of his predeces-sors and decline to join in the hunt. The scarcity of game in this partof the country necessitated a three days journey before any wasobtained. Previous to tlie departure of the party the honaaite of the society ofthe cougar visited the house of each man who was to participate in thehunt and eiiibiaced him, Iepeating a short prayer for su

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bookid:annualreportofbu1118891890smit bookyear:1880 bookdecade:1880 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Smithsonian_Institution__Bureau_of_Ethnology booksubject:Ethnology booksubject:Indians bookpublisher:Washington___G_P_O_ bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries booksponsor:Smithsonian_Libraries bookleafnumber:232 bookcollection:biodiversity bookcollection:americana BHL Collection BHL Consortium

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