Plains Indian rock art /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Keyser, James D.
Other Authors: Klassen, Michael.
Format: eBook
Published: Seattle : University of Washington Press : UBC Press, ©2001.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of 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.