Indian Sign Language
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Sign Dictionary
Introductory Notes
Asking Names
Moons/Months
Sign Simplified
Top 200 Signs
40 Native American Signs
Indian Blessing
Boy Scout Oath in Sign
Sentence Formation
Practice Sentences
Sign Synonyms
Telling Directions
Pictographs
Pictographic Story
Correspondence
Sign&Pictography
Smoke Signals
Sign History
Sign Idioms
Song "Taps" in Sign
Troop Meeting
Council Fire
Camp Ideas
Sign Play
Sign Playlet
Boy Scout Initiation
Sign Exercises
Advanced Students
Immortality Poem
Photos

Native Skills
Totem Poles
Indian Sign Language
Indian Ceremonies
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Indian Songs
Birch Bark Dances
Birch Bark Songs
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Indian Games for Boys

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Indian Sign Language OnLine Dictionary!

bulletAbandon-All-Right
bulletAlone-Awl
bulletAxe-Beyond
bulletBible-Broad
bulletBrother-Cattle
bulletCavalryman-Corral
bulletCouncil-Deep
bulletDeer-Dumb
bulletEagle-Farm
bulletFast-Found
bulletFox-Grandmother
bulletGrass-Hold
bulletHole-Island
bulletJealous-Lead
bulletLeaf-Medal
bulletMedicine-Motor Car
bulletMound-Oath
bulletObey-Picket
bulletPipe-Quench
bulletQuestion-Run
bulletRun Against-Sing
bulletSioux-Standing Rock
bulletStar-Tea
bulletTeepee-Trot
bulletTrouble-War-Club
bulletWar-Dance-Yours

 

See Also: Pictograph (Written) Dictionary

 
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Introductory Notes

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How to Tell Your Name in Sign Language

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Indian Moons or Months

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Indian Sign Language Simplified

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200 Signs in Most General Use

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An American Indian Blessing

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Boy Scout Oath Expressed in Idiom

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The Song "Taps" in Indian Sign Language

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Examples of Sentence Formation

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Sentences For Practice

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Sign Language Synonyms

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Location of East and West in Sign Language

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Pictography and Ideography of the Sioux and Ojibway Tribes of North American Indians

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A Pictographic Story For Our Young Friends

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Pictographic Correspondence

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Co-Relating Sign Language and Pictography

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Smoke Signals

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History of Indian Sign Language

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General Use of Idioms

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Vitalizing a Sign Language Program to Fit a Boy Scout Troop Meeting Program

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Indian Ceremony for Opening Council Fire

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Some Sign Language Suggestions for Camp

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Suggestion for a Possible Play in the Indian Sign Language

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Suggestion for Indian Sign Language Playlet

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Indian Ceremonial Initiation for Boy Scouts

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Sign Language Exercises Suitable for Passing Tests

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A Word to Advanced Students

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Photographs

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Immortality, A Poem by William Tomkins

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Includes signs, pictographic symbols, dictionary of synonyms, history, smoke signals.  First edition published in 1926.  Numerous photographs of Native Americans in the late 1800s.  Author lived on the edge of the Sioux Indian Reservation in Dakota Territory from 1884 to 1894, becoming an authority on signs.  Book represents permanent record of signs; very few books on this ever published.  Includes alphabetical listings, with corresponding drawings; examples of sentence formation; use of idioms.   French and German equivalents shown with each illustration.  Officially adopted by the Boy Scouts of America, and endorsed and recommended by Scouting founder, Sir Robert Baden Powell; includes camp fire ceremonies, Troop Meeting programs, plays for use by Boy Scouts.  Endorsed by Smithsonian Institute, YMCA, Girl Scouts, Boy Rangers, and U.S. Indian Bureau.

Native American "Indian" Scoutcraft

 

 

   

 

 


Additional Information:

Sign Dictionary ] Introductory Notes ] Asking Names ] Moons/Months ] Sign Simplified ] Top 200 Signs ] 40 Native American Signs ] Indian Blessing ] Boy Scout Oath in Sign ] Sentence Formation ] Practice Sentences ] Sign Synonyms ] Telling Directions ] Pictographs ] Pictographic Story ] Correspondence ] Sign&Pictography ] Smoke Signals ] Sign History ] Sign Idioms ] Song "Taps" in Sign ] Troop Meeting ] Council Fire ] Camp Ideas ] Sign Play ] Sign Playlet ] Boy Scout Initiation ] Sign Exercises ] Advanced Students ] Immortality Poem ] Photos ]

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