Specializednets, weirs, rock and willow dams, elongated baskets, hooks,line, and poles were used to procure anadromous and nativefishes. Nez Perce religiousphenomena and its accompanying complex of attributes, activities, and events are interrelated with topics of health and medicinalhealing, as well as witchcraft and sorcery.
Men manufacturedrabbit nets.
Shamans ordoctors had an assistant and a variety of equipment. Poor man! He had fought with monsters of thelakes and the rivers. Wyeth returned to Fort Hall on December 20 thand made his way back to St. Curing ceremonies were performed in an outdoor brushenclosure Steward Subsistence techniques, economics, practices, activities,routines, patterns, and models have received a majority ofattention among ethnographers of the Shoshone-Paiute in the
Each year the brothers traveledeastward and devoured all the little ones they could find. Beards were plucked with fingernails. Seeing that this mishap would delay for two days myarriving among the indians, I left three men with him; and departed on the 9 th with two others to rejoin my party.
As a system, NezPerce religious beliefs, customs, and values were dominated bythe underlying notions of supernatural power and tutelary[guardian] spirits.
But, the study area position ismarginal to each culture area and out of the normal range ofstudy. He is said to hunt and give awaythe first kill. Crooks and hisparty on the other side of the river. Social