Download e-book for kindle: Making Pictures in Stone: American Indian Rock Art of the by Edward J. Lenik

By Edward J. Lenik

The Indians of northeastern North the US are identified to us basically via reviews and outlines written by way of ecu explorers, clergy, and settlers, and during archaeological proof. an extra valuable resource of knowledge is the translation of rock paintings photos and their courting to local peoples for recording useful concerns or details, as expressions in their legends and religious traditions, or as uncomplicated doodling or graffiti. the photographs during this ebook attach us on to the Indian peoples of the Northeast, regularly Algonkian tribes inhabiting japanese Pennsylvania, Maryland and the reduce Potomac River Valley, big apple, New Jersey, the six New England States, and Atlantic Canada. Lenik offers a whole variety of rock artwork appearances within the learn sector, together with a few dendroglyphs, pictographs, and a variety of moveable rock items. by means of offering an entire research and synthesis of the information, together with the categories and distribution of the glyphs, and interpretations in their desiring to the local peoples, Lenik unearths a wealth of latest details at the tradition and lifeways of the Indians of the Northeast.


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