LIGHT, Douglas W. Tattooing Practices of the Cree Indians.

(Calgery, Alberta): Glenbow-Alberta Institue, 1972. First edition. Octavo. 24 pages. Issued as Occasional Paper No.6. An anthropological study of tattooing among Native Americans, chiefly with regards to the Cree tribe but also with reference to other tribes. There is a great deal information on the practical aspects and also the instruments used in tattooing. Liberally included in the margins are small drawings made by “various native informants”, including Solomon Bluehorn, Sam Swimmer, Mrs. Adelaide Starr, Mrs. Jack Fisher, and Big Knife. Illustrated with small photographic plates. A very good plus copy in stapled wrappers. Scarce.


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