Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers

Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers

by Thomas Bulfinch

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Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers by Thomas Bulfinch

Oregon.
Chapter 1. Discovery Of Columbia River.
Chapter 2. Lewis And Clarke.
River Scenery.
Pipe-Clay Rock.
Chapter 3. The Sioux.
The Sioux.
Chapter 4. Summary Of Travel To Winter-Quarters.
Prairie-Dogs.
Antelopes.
Pelican Island.
Indian Villages and Agriculture.
York, the Negro.
Stone-Idol Creek.
Goats.
The Prairie on Fire.
A Council.
They Encamp for the Winter.
Chapter 5. Indian Tribes.
Ahnahaways.
Minnetarees.
Religion.
Indian Manners.
The Weather.
The Argali.
The Blacksmith.
The Dying Chief.
The Medicine-Stone.
The Indians’ Endurance of Cold.
Supplies of Food.
Hunting Buffaloes on the Ice.
Chapter 6. The March Resumed.
The River-Shore.
The Prairie-Mice.
The Yellow-Stone River.
Natural History.
Wolves.
Elk.
Beavers.
The White, Brown, or Grisly Bear.
The Black Bear.
Buffaloes.
Indian Method of Hunting the Buffalo.
Which is the True River?
The Falls of the Missouri.
A Portage.
A Narrow Escape.
Progress Resumed.
Chapter 7. Journey Continued.
Vegetation.
The Big-Horned or Mountain Ram.
The Gates of the Rocky Mountains.
Natural Productions.
The Forks of the Missouri.
The Shoshonees, or Snake Indians.
Chapter 8. The Sources Of The Missouri And Columbia.
They Meet With Indians.
Chapter 9. The Party In The Boats.
Capt. Lewis among the Shoshonees.
They Meet the Boat Party.
Chapter 10. The Descent Of The Columbia.
The Shoshonees.
Indian Horses and Riders.
Chapter 11. Clarke’s River.
Kooskooskee River.
The Voyage down the Kooskooskee River.
Chapter 12. From The Junction Of The Kooskooskee With Lewis’s River To The Columbia.
Adventure of Capt. Clarke.
An Indian Burying-Place.
Falls of the Columbia.
Indian Mode of Packing Salmon.
The Indian Boatmen.
Indian Houses.
A Submerged Forest.
The River Widens.--They Meet the Tide.
A Large Village.--Columbia Valley.
Coffin Rock.
They Reach the Ocean.
An Excursion down the Bay.
Chapter 13. Winter-Quarters.
Discomforts.
Winter-Quarters.
The Clatsops at Home.
The Fort Completed.
Chapter 14. A New Year.
The Whale.
Clarke’s Point of View.
The Whale.
Drewyer, the Hunter.
Chapter 15. Winter Life.
Flathead Indians.
Temperance.--Gambling.
Trees.
Animals.
Horses and Dogs.
Burrowing Squirrel.
Birds.
Horned Frog.
Chapter 16. The Return.
Wappatoo Island and Root.
Scenery of the River and Shores.
The Walla-Walla.
Twisted-Hair.
Chapter 17. The Rocky Mountains.
Crossing the Mountains.
The Party Agree to Separate.
Conflict with the Indians.
Chapter 18. Capt. Clarke’s Route Down The Yellowstone.
Beavers, Buffaloes, Mosquitoes.
They Part with Some of Their Companions.
They Reach Home.
Conclusion.
Eldorado.
Chapter 1. The Discovery.
Chapter 2. Orellana Descends The River.
Chapter 3. Orellana’s Adventure Continued.
Martinez.
Chapter 4. Sir Walter Raleigh.
Chapter 5. Raleigh’s First Expedition.
Chapter 6. Raleigh’s Adventures Continued.
Chapter 7. Raleigh’s Second Expedition.
Chapter 8. The French Philosophers.
Chapter 9. Madame Godin’s Voyage Down The Amazon.
Chapter 10. Madame Godin’s Voyage Continued.
Chapter 11. Herndon’s Expedition.
Chapter 12. Herndon’s Expedition Continued.
Chapter 13. Herndon’s Expedition Continued.
Chapter 14. Herndon’s Expedition Concluded.
Chapter 15. Latest Explorations.
Pará.
Cametá.
Rivers and Creeks.
Junction of the Madeira.
Junction of the Rio Negro.
Mamelucos, or Half-Breeds.
Múra Indians.
Marauá Tribe.
The Forest.
The Liana.
Cacao.
The Cow-Tree.
Chapter 16. The Naturalist On The Amazon.
Ants.
The Fire-Ant.
Butterflies.
The Bird-Catching Spider.
Bats.
Parrots.
Turtle-Eggs and Oil.
The Egg-Harvest.
Electric Eels.
Chapter 17. Animated Nature.
Monkeys.
The Caiarára.
The Coaita.
The Tame Coaita.
Scarlet-Faced Monkey.
The Sloth.
The Anaconda.
Alligators.
The Puma.
The Great Ant-Eater.
The Jaguar.
Pará.

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BN ID: 2940014101592
Publisher: Denise Henry
Publication date: 02/06/2012
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