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Index. . 726 pages. Originally published by the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology, this guide covers all groupings such as nations, confederations, tribes, subtribes, clans, and bands. Formatted as a dictionary, or gazetteer, and organized by state, it includes all known tribal groupings within the state and the many villages where they were located. The text includes the origin of the tribal name and a brief list of the more important synonyms: the linguistic connections of the tribe; its location; a brief sketch of its history; its population at different periods; and the extent to which its name has been perpetuated geographically. Contains four fold-out maps, a bibliography, and an index.