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

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

ISBN-10: 0806143797

ISBN-13: 9780806143798

Rarely does a main resource develop into to be had that gives new and important information regarding the historical past and tradition of a recognized American Indian tribe. With A Cheyenne Voice, readers now have entry to an enormous ethnographic and old trove in regards to the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice includes the whole transcribed interviews performed by way of anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In trees (1882–1967). Recorded through 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 observe for note, of their entirety, for the 1st time. besides memorable candid photos, it additionally incorporates a certain set of maps depicting pursuits by way of infantrymen and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn via Stands In trees himself, they're reproduced the following in complete color.

The various issues 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, conflict, rite, interpersonal kin, and lifestyle, the interviews liven up and improve our knowing of the Cheyenne humans and their exact history.

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