A few nice Bear Tattoos pictures I identified:

Image from web page 42 of “Indian history for young folks” (1919)
Bear Tattoos

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Identifier: indianhistoryfor00drak
Title: Indian history for young people
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Drake, Francis S. (Francis Samuel), 1828-1885 Dowd, Francis Joseph, 1876-
Subjects: Indians of North America Indians of North America — Wars
Publisher: New York London : Harper &amp Brothers

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The tortoise, the bear, the beaver, the turtle, and the wolfwere the totems of the 1st families. The figure representing thetotem of his tribe was tattooed upon the Indians breast. The spirit of theanimal was supposed es-pecially to favor the clanthus represented. Marriage could notbe contracted betweenkindred of close to degree,or households getting thesame totem. Husbandand wife in the samefamily have to be of dif-ferent clans If thepresents of the lover tothe father of his intend-ed have been accepted, shebecame his wife, thoughneither could have spo-ken to the other, and fora although the husband hada home in her fatherslodge. The presents have been known to be returned and the match broken oft since therewas no powder-horn sent. A peculiar technique of match-generating prevails amongst the Moquis ofNew Mexico—a straightforward, pleased, and most hospitable folks. There thefair one selects the youth who pleases her, and her father proposes thematch to the sire of the fortunate swain. Such is the arallantrv of the

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INDIAN COUNCIL. Ml I INDIAN HISTORY KOK YOlXi People.

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