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1 8 9 8 . p p . 436-450. A Study of Omaha Indian Music. Archaeol. a n d E t h . Papers, vol. I. no. 5. Peabody Mus. Boston. 1 8 9 3 . p p . 7-58, 79-152. ) The W a w a n o r Pipe Dances of the Omahas. P e a b o d y M u s . 17th and 18th Ann. Reps. pp. 308-344. The White Buffalo Festival of the Uncpapas. ibid. p p . 260276. GATSCHET, ALBERT SAMUEL. The Klamath Indians : Contri- butions t o North American Ethnology, vol. I I . p a r t I. Bur. of Amer. Eth. 711+cvi pp. (Verse with scansion, pp. ) GODDARD, P L I N Y EARLE.

Extensive use of sense imagery and the imagery of comparison. c. Extreme economy of expression. Minor qualities o f Indian verse are humor, pathos, satire. The predominantly intellectual quality is largely lacking. The characteristic qualities are imaginative, aesthetic, and emotional in type. Their aspects are concreteness, rhythm, b e a u t y , , compactness, sincerity. T h e last aspect is a notable expression of the great religious motive which is dominant in all f o r m s of Indian verse. Bibliography A.

Curtis, The Indians Book, pp. 431-432. , p. 479. * 6 9 1 7 0 Fletcher, op. cit, pp. 117-123. Gatschet, The Klamath Indians, p. 159. Curtis, op. cit, pp. 430-431. , p. 153. 48 University of Kansas Humanistic Studies [406 Other figures from the Pima songs show varying turns o f thought : WIND SONG 1 7 3 Over the windy mountains, Came the myriad legged wind. BEAVER SONG 1 7 4 Strong as the Sun among the trees, You leave your mark upon them. Comparison, too, is at the heart of this Zuni s o n g : SONG OP T H E B L U E CORN DANCE 1 7 5 Beautiful, lo, the summer clouds, Beautiful, lo, the summer clouds, Blossoming clouds in the sky, Like unto shimmering flowers, Blossoming clouds in the sky, Onward, lo, they come, Hither, hither, bound !

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