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A Cheyenne Voice: The Complete John Stands in Timber by John Stands In Timber,Margot Liberty,Raymond J. DeMallie PDF

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

Rarely does a main resource turn into to be had that offers new and critical information regarding the historical past and tradition of a recognized American Indian tribe. With A Cheyenne Voice, readers now have entry to an unlimited ethnographic and old 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 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 root of the well known 1967 publication Cheyenne thoughts. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity offers them note for observe, of their entirety, for the 1st time. besides memorable candid photos, it additionally includes a distinct set of maps depicting routine via squaddies and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn via Stands In bushes himself, they're reproduced right here in complete color.

The assorted themes that Stands In bushes addresses variety 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 kinfolk, and daily life, the interviews liven up and enhance our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their specific history.

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