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Author Keyser, James D.

Title Plains Indian rock art / James D. Keyser and Michael A. Klassen.

Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press ; Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Adams  978.01 K523p 2001    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xii, 332 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Note "A Samuel and Althea Stroum book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-326) and index.
Contents Introduction to rock art -- Dating rock art. Interpretation: Superimpositioning at a North Cave Hills site -- Interpreting rock art. Interpretation: "All kinds of spirits dwell up there" -- The area and its history. Interpretation: Medicine rocks -- Native cultures of the Northwestern Plains. Interpretation: War bridles and otter bundles -- Early hunting tradition -- Columbia Plateau tradition. Interpretation: The Kokopelli of Grotto Canyon -- Dinwoody tradition. Interpretation: Poha Kahni: where spirits live in the rocks -- En toto pecked tradition -- Pecked abstract tradition -- Foothills abstract tradition. Interpretation: Bear power, bear dreamers -- Hoofprint tradition -- Ceremonial tradition. Interpretation: Saahkomappi and the big dogs -- Biographic tradition. Interpretation: The battle scene -- Robe and ledger art tradition. Interpretation: Counting coup at Crossfield Coulee -- Vertical series tradition. Interpretation: Grooves and tallies -- Sites developed for the public -- Summary and conclusions.
Subject Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Antiquities.
Petroglyphs -- Great Plains.
Rock paintings -- Great Plains.
Great Plains -- Antiquities.
Added Author Klassen, Michael.
ISBN 029598094X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780295980942 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0774808578 (alk. paper)
9780774808576 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLC 20019104715
YDXCP 1783401
AU@ 000021934576
IG# 9780774808576

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