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

ISBN-10: 0806143797

ISBN-13: 9780806143798

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

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

The diversified themes that Stands In trees 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 kinfolk, and lifestyle, the interviews brighten up and enhance our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their special history.

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