TWANA CHEMAKUM KLALLAM Indian Tribes 1887 weapons history Washington Territory

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This complete original article is from an 1887 US museum report, which was likely published in the following year. It has 77 pages of text, (text pages are numbered 605-681); very uncommon, first appearance in print; not illustrated.
An extensive and informative work on THE TWANA, CHEMAKUM AND KLALLAM INDIANS OF OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY, with sections (and subsections) titled:
Names and Situations of These Tribes (Twana / Twanas, Chemakum / Chemakums / Tsemakun, Klallam; Queen North and the Colcine Indians; A Fight With A Grizzly Bear; History by the Whites; Progress; Medicines, Houses, Clothes, Implements, Social Customs, Morals); Surroundings (Geological Environment, Outline and Size of Territory, Climate); Plants (many listed, with uses); Beasts, Birds, Fish and Other Marine Animals (also notes food and uses of bone, shell, hides, etc); Social Customs; Culture; Medicines; Habitations; Appurtenances to Dwellings; Furniture and Utensils; Clothing; Blankets; Personal Adornment; Working Implements; Weapons (clubs, bows, arrows); Fishing Implements (spears, hooks, nets); Industrial Processes (leather, baskets, ropes); Locomotion and Transportation (canoes of several types, poles, paddles, oars, sails, rudders, snowshoes, horses); Measures, Values, Counting; Writing; Games and Pastimes; Field Sports and Festive Games; Music;
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