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A Cheyenne Voice: The Complete John Stands in Timber - download pdf or read online

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

ISBN-10: 0806143797

ISBN-13: 9780806143798

Rarely does a major resource develop into to be had that offers new and demanding information regarding the heritage 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 includes the entire transcribed interviews carried out by means of anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In trees (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 root of the well known 1967 ebook Cheyenne stories. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity offers them notice for observe, of their entirety, for the 1st time. in addition to memorable candid photos, it additionally includes a exact set of maps depicting activities through infantrymen and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn through Stands In bushes himself, they're reproduced the following in complete color.

The various themes 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 family members, and way of life, the interviews liven up and increase our knowing of the Cheyenne humans and their unique history.

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