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Acknowledgements
Abbreviations

Maps
    Principal Ethnolinguistic Groups of the
      Southern Northwest Coast
    Major Tillamook Ethnolinguistic Subgroups
    Principal Nehalem Tillamook Villages in the
      Mid-Nineteenth Century

Editor's Introduction to The Nehalem Tillamook: An Ethnography
    1. The Tillamook
    2. Rocking Chair Ethnography
    3. History of Ethnographic and Linquistic
          on the Tillamook Indians
    4. Jacobs's Tillamook Research in Comparative
        Perspective
    5. Biographies
    6. The Editor's Role in Transforming
          the Ethnography

Author's Introduction

1. Material Culture and Subsistence
    Introduction
    Houses
    Canoes
    Hunting
    Cooking
    Important Seasonal Foods
    Body Decoration
    Clothing
      Ceremonial Attire and Accessories
    Natural Medicines and Hygiene
    Miscellany

2. Social Organization
    Introduction
    Slaves and Slave Raiding
    War Expeditions
    Dispute Settlement
    Headmen
    Marriage and Sexuality
      Wedding Arrangements and Ceremony
      Polygyny
      Extent of Levirate-Sororate
      Child Betrothal
      Behavior Toward In-Laws and Other Affines
    Post-Menopause Sexuality
    Transvestism

3. The Life Cycle
    Birth, Infant Care, and Adolescence
      Babyland
      Pregnancy
      Wet Nurse
      Ear Piercing and Naming
      Care of Children
      Daily Round of a Child
      Adolescence
    Death, Burial, Purification, and Mourning
      Death
      Burial
      Reburial
      Purifications
      Mourning
      Inheritance

4. Worldview and Ceremonial Expression
    Introduction
    Obtaining Guardian Spirit Powers
    Shamans and Shamanism
      Introduction
      Procedures of a Drawing Doctor
      Sucking Doctors: Female
    The Winter Dance
    Spirit Doctors and the Spirit World
    Two Spirit Doctors Known Pearson
    General Notes on Shamans
    The Love-Doctor
    Guardian Spirit Powers
      Doctoring Powers
      Hunting Powers
      Wealth Powers
      Bird Powers
      Miscellaneous Powers
      Bad Powers
    Wild Womand and Insanity Concepts
    The Southwest Wind Dance
    Cosmology
      Sun and Moon
      Eclipses
      Solstices
      Stars
      Earth
      Weather
      The First Salmon Ceremony
      Treatment of Animals

5. Expressive Culture
    Folklore
    Music and Songs
      Lullaby
      Spirit Power Songs
      Fun Songs
    Dreams
    Games
    Etiquette

    Appendix 1: Northwest Coast Language
      Classification
    Appendix 2: Biographical Notes on Tillamootk
      Persons Discussed in the Ethnography
    Appendix 3: Inventory of Jacobs's Nethalem Tillamook
      Linguistic Transcriptions
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index

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