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Walam olum; or, Red score, the migration legend of the Lenni Lenape or Delaware Indians. A new translation, interpreted by linguistic, historical, archaeological, ethnological, and physical anthropological studies.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Garrett PL - Garrett PB 970.1 IND (Text) 30010000102106 Nonfiction Available -

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  • Physical Description: xiv, 379 p. col. ports., col. maps, facsims. 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society, 1954.

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General Note: Maps on lining papers.
Includes facsim, reproduction of the Rafinesque ms. of the Walam olum in the Brinton Memorial Library in the Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographies.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction.--Walam olum: Pictographs and Lenape text, after C. Rafinesque. Translation, by C.F. Voegelin. Interpretation of the pictographs, by E. Lilly. Ethnological observations, by E. Voegelin.--Validity of translations of the Walam olum, by C.F. Voegelin and J.E. Pierce.--Pictograph concordance with bibliography, by E. Lilly.--History of the Walam olum manuscript and painted records, by P. Weer.--Speculations on the chronology of the Walam olum and migration of the Lenape, by E. Lilly.--Parallels to the Delaware Walam olum, by E.W. Voegelin.--An archaeological consideration of the Walam olum, by G.A. Black.--The Walam olum in light of physical anthropological data on the Lenape, by G.K. Neumann.--Additional Walam olum references, compiled by F. Weer.
Subject: Delaware language > Texts.
Delaware Indians.

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