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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 461 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DELAWARE. Algonkian. In Oklahoma, 800 with Cherokee Considerable. Oklahoma, Delaware, U.S. citizens, Brinton, Leneipi and their Legends and 90 with Wichita; 164 with and progressing; Canadians making (Phila., 1885), and Essays of an Six Nations in Ontario. also good progress. Americanist (189o); Nelson, Indians of New Jersey (1894). Doc-Rms. Athabaskan. About woo in the region E. of the Little. "Wild and indolent," not yet much Sec Chipewyans, Carriers. Hares, to Back river, N.W. under white influence. Canada. EsEtao Eskimoan. West coast, Io,5oo; East Coast, 500. Large clement of More or less "civilized" and "Chris- Writings of Rink Holm, Nanseni (Greenland). Slowly increasing. white blood, esti- flan" as result of Moravian mis- Peary. Rink, Tales and Trod. of mated already in awns. the Eskimo (Land., 1875) and Eskimo 1855 at 30 %. Tribes (1887); Nansen, Eskimo Life, Thalbitzer, Eskimo Language' (1893); (1904). ESKIMO Eskimoan. About 1300. Considerable on Much improvement due to Moravian Packard, Amer. Naturalist, 1885; (Labrador). S.E. coast, and (later) other Protestant mis- Turner, Ira Ann. Rep. Bisr. Ethnol., .ions. 1889-189o. Tribe. Stock. Situation, Population, &c. Dee of Condition, Progress, &c. Authorities. I e rm[xture. ESKIMO Eskimoan. About 2500. Little. Not much improvement except here Boas, 6th Ann. Rep. Bur. Ethnct., (central regions). Eskimoan. About 1500. Little. and there. Some reached by 1884-1885, and Bull. Amer. Nat. ESxtso Eskimoan. About 12,000, exclusive of Aleuts. Considerableoncer- Episcopalian mission. Hist., 19o1 and 1908. (Mackenzie, &c.). Eskimoan. About 1200. tain parts of coast. Not much improvement. Reached Petitot, Les Grands Esquimaux ESKIMO Salishan. 615 at Flathead Agency, Montana. Little. by Catholic missions. (1887), Monographie des Esquimaux (Alaska). Shoshonian. About zoo in Utah. Considerable. Much improvement in parts since Tchiglit (Paris, x876) and other ESKIMO Algonkian. 558 at Ft. Belknap Agency, Mon- Little. introduction of reindeer in 1892. writings; Stefansson, Harper's (N.E. Asia). Haidan. tana. Little. Presbyterian, Methodist, Catholic, Magazine, 1908-1909.
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