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They adopt a “totem” or symbol of the family and this is generally some animal, the turtle, bear and wolf being favorites.
Occasionally, in very uncultivated tribes, some family or totem claimed a monopoly of the priesthood.
Their totem was that of the serpent, and their name is not altogether unlike the Tuscarora name of this animal usquauhne.
On the contrary, it is extremely probable that they were an Algonkin totem, which had the exclusive right to the priesthood.
I allude to the institution of the Totem, which has been well known among the Algonquin tribes from the settlement of Canada.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
The explanation of Blas Valera was that in each totem (pacarissa) the Indians adored the devil.
It is the almost universal rule with cannibals not to eat members of their own stock, just as they do not eat their own totem.
Far from degenerating, the Australians show advance when they supersede their beast or other totem by an eponymous human hero.
These notes were written on birch bark, and signed with the figure of an otter, the totem of the great chief.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
Directly in front of the house a totem pole is placed, and near by a memorial pole is erected.

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