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Identifier: uncivilizedraces00wood
Title: The uncivilized races of men in all countries of the world : being a comprehensive account of their manners and customs, and of their physical, social, mental, moral and religious characteristics
Year: 1878 (1870s)
Authors: Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889
Subjects: Ethnology Manners and customs Savages
Publisher: Hartford : J. B. Burr and company
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive


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hear the sound of thenntama, hide their heads, and exhibit everyoutward sign of tei-ror. The illuistratiou No. 1, on page 7G5,is givenin order to show the curious appearance .^iiiiriiii

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(765) MAKING KOTAIGA. 767 which is sometimes presented by the menwhea tliey have successfully passed throughtheir various ordeals. The name of the manwas Mintalta, and he belonged to the Nauotribe, which lives near Coffins Bay. In hishand he holds the waddy, and, l)y way ofajjron, he wears a buncli of emu feathers.Across his breast are seen the bold ridgeswhich mark his rank as a man, ami othersare seen upon his arms. His beard is gath-ered into a long pointed tuft, and decoratedwith a little bunch of white cockatoo feathersat the tip. In his hair he wears two curiousornaments. These are not feather plumes,as they seem to be in the illustration, butare simply slender sticks of white wood,scraped so as to let the shavings adhere ijyone end. Indeed, they are made exactly liketlaose little wooden brooms that are some-times hawked by German girls about thestreets, or, to use a more familiar simile, likethe curly-branched trees in childi-ens toy-boxes. Many of the particulars which have be


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bookid:uncivilizedraces00wood bookyear:1878 bookdecade:1870 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Wood__J__G___John_George___1827_1889 booksubject:Ethnology booksubject:Manners_and_customs booksubject:Savages bookpublisher:Hartford___J__B__Burr_and_company bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries booksponsor:Internet_Archive bookleafnumber:770 bookcollection:cdl bookcollection:americana

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