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" The women are the chief if not the only manufacturers ; the men judge that if they performed that office, it would exceedingly depreciate them. "
A View of Society in Europe in Its Progress from Rudeness to Refinement: Or ... - Page 173
by Gilbert Stuart - 1778 - 433 pages
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A Selection of Some of the Most Interesting Narratives, Or the ..., Volume 1

Archibald Loudon - Indian captivities - 1811
...quicker manner of effecting it — whoever knows any thing of an Indian, will not accuse him of that sin. The women are the chief if not the only manufacturers; the men judge that if they performed that office, it would exceedingly depreciate them. The weight of the- oar lies on the women...
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Annual Reports, Volume 13

1896
...pouches, broad belts, and the like, which are decorated all over with beautiful stripes and chequers. The women are the chief, if not the only, manufacturers; the men judge that if they performed that office, it would exceedingly depreciate them. " " ' In the winter season, the women...
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Prehistoric Textile Art of Eastern United States

William Henry Holmes - Indian textile fabrics - 1896 - 44 pages
...pouches, broad belts, and the like, which are decorated all over with beautiful stripes and chequers. The women are the chief, if not the only, manufacturers; the men jndge that if they performed that office, it would exceedingly depreciate them. * " " In the winter...
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View of Society in Europe

Gilbert Stuart - Philosophy - 1995 - 441 pages
...attend their work, and to be taught every " ufeful art that they might not flumbcr in idle" nefs." Vit. Car. Mag. in America, according to Mr. Adair, the...Amer. Indians, p. 423. Thefe offices, however, being charadlereftic of the women, are honourable in them. In Rome, during the virtuous times of the republic,...
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Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 1700-1835

Theda Perdue - History - 1998 - 252 pages
...usually measured about three feet long, a foot and a half wide, and a foot deep.1 6 Adair observed: "The women are the chief, if not the only manufacturers; the men judge that if they performed that office, it would exceedingly depreciate them." 27 In addition to baskets and pots, gourds...
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