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    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
    5. Biographies
    6. The Editor's Role in Transforming
          the Ethnography

Author's Introduction

1. Material Culture and Subsistence
    Important Seasonal Foods
    Body Decoration
      Ceremonial Attire and Accessories
    Natural Medicines and Hygiene

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

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

4. Worldview and Ceremonial Expression
    Obtaining Guardian Spirit Powers
    Shamans and Shamanism
      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
      Sun and Moon
      The First Salmon Ceremony
      Treatment of Animals

5. Expressive Culture
    Music and Songs
      Spirit Power Songs
      Fun Songs

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

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