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TitleAncient Indian Literature
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1926
AuthorsSjodahl, J.M.
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume29
Issue Number11
Pagination1035–1042
Date PublishedSeptember 1926
KeywordsPre-Columbian American History; Pre-Columbian Contact; Recordkeeping
Abstract

This article refers to the record-keeping habits of the inhabitants of the Americas as discovered by European observers. An English translation of several records is given, and a kinship shown between traditions among the American pre-European peoples and the milieu from which the Book of Mormon emerged.