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 first-rate resource turn into on hand that offers new and important information regarding the background and tradition of a recognized American Indian tribe. With A Cheyenne Voice, readers now have entry to an unlimited ethnographic and ancient trove concerning the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice comprises the full transcribed interviews performed by means of anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In bushes (1882–1967). Recorded by means of Liberty in 1956–1959 whilst 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 booklet Cheyenne stories. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity provides them notice for observe, of their entirety, for the 1st time. besides memorable candid pictures, it additionally contains a specified set of maps depicting pursuits through infantrymen and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn via Stands In trees himself, they're reproduced right here in complete color.

The different subject matters that Stands In trees addresses variety from conventional tales to historic occasions, together with the battles of Sand Creek, Rosebud, and Wounded Knee. Replete with soaking up, and occasionally even funny, information about Cheyenne culture, battle, rite, interpersonal family members, and lifestyle, the interviews liven up and enhance our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their exact history.

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