1818: American Tartarian, or Hunting Indian

The question remains, if Tartary had nothing to do with the continental Americas, than how did the names manage to bleed through?

Tartarian, or Hunting Indian, Inhabiting the Inland parts of North America.
  • Facial types of two different native Americans from Newfoundland and Labrador. Both wear fur clothing.
  • The second one can be seen here.
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And a little bonus for those willing to read:
  • A Nation Now Extinct: American Indian Origin Theories as of 1820: Samuel L. Mitchill, Martin Harris, and the New York Theory
 

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