Tribal Signs – Lipan to Sheepeater – Sign Language

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Sign Language Among North American Indians – Tribal Signs



Tribal Signs – Sihasapa to Wyandot – Sign Language

Sign Language Among North American Indians – Tribal Signs



Discourses – Tso-Di-A’-Ko’s Report – Sign Language

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Sign Language Among North American Indians – Tso-Di-A’-Ko’s Report



Use By Modern Actors and Orators – Sign Language

Less of practical value can be learned of sign language, considered as a system, from the study of gestures of actors and orators than would appear without reflection. The pantomimist who uses no words whatever is obliged to avail himself of every natural or imagined connection between thought and gesture, and, depending wholly on the



Use by Other Peoples Than North American Indians – Sign Language

Sign Language Among North American Indians – Use by Other Peoples Than North American Indians



Some Theories Upon Primitive Language – Sign Language

Cresollius, writing in 1620, was strongly in favor of giving precedence to gesture. He says, “Man, full of wisdom and divinity, could have appeared nothing superior to a naked trunk or block had he not been adorned with the hand as the interpreter and messenger of his thoughts.” He quotes with approval the brother of



Tribal Signs – Absaroka to Assinaboin – Sign Language

Fig. 281

Sign Language Among North American Indians – Tribal Signs



Tribal Signs – Atsina to Comanche – Sign Language

Fig. 286

Sign Language Among North American Indians – Tribal Signs



Tribal Signs – Cree to Kutine – Sign Language

Fig. 290

Sign Language Among North American Indians – Tribal Signs



Conversation between Tendoy and Huerito – Sign Language

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The following conversation took place at Washington in April, 1880, between Tendoy, chief of the Shoshoni and Banak Indians of Idaho, and Huerito, one of the Apache chiefs from New Mexico, in the presence of Dr. W.J. Hoffman. Neither of these Indians spoke any language known to the other, or had ever met or heard



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