Orig. pub. New York 1873. Reprinted 1972, 1983. Print on Demand Edition 2009. xvi, 532 pp. + illus. Item #55
A study of the Indians of the southeastern states, this book emphasizes the Georgia tribes but also contains information on the aboriginal inhabitants of Virginia, the Carolinas, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee. The following topics are covered: the location of the various tribes, the physical characteristics of the Indians, religion and idol worship, medicine, tools and artifacts, family structure, games and arts, funeral customs and mounds, weapons and pipes, fishing and hunting, and many other aspects of life and manners.