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Download e-book for iPad: A Cheyenne Voice: The Complete John Stands in Timber by John Stands In Timber,Margot Liberty,Raymond J. DeMallie

By John Stands In Timber,Margot Liberty,Raymond J. DeMallie

ISBN-10: 0806143797

ISBN-13: 9780806143798

Rarely does a prime resource turn into to be had that gives new and demanding information regarding the background and tradition of a well-known American Indian tribe. With A Cheyenne Voice, readers now have entry to an enormous ethnographic and historic trove concerning the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice comprises the total transcribed interviews carried out via anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In bushes (1882–1967). Recorded by means of Liberty in 1956–1959 while she was once a schoolteacher at the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in southeastern Montana, the interviews have been the foundation of the well known 1967 ebook Cheyenne thoughts. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity provides them be aware for note, of their entirety, for the 1st time. in addition to memorable candid images, it additionally contains a distinct set of maps depicting events by way of squaddies and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn by means of Stands In trees himself, they're reproduced right here in complete color.

The different issues that Stands In trees addresses diversity from conventional tales to old occasions, together with the battles of Sand Creek, Rosebud, and Wounded Knee. Replete with soaking up, and infrequently even funny, information about Cheyenne culture, battle, rite, interpersonal relatives, and daily life, the interviews liven up and improve our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their particular history.

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