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

ISBN-10: 0806143797

ISBN-13: 9780806143798

Rarely does a major resource develop into on hand 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 unlimited ethnographic and old trove concerning the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice comprises the whole transcribed interviews carried out by way of anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In trees (1882–1967). Recorded via Liberty in 1956–1959 whilst 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 ebook Cheyenne thoughts. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity provides them notice for notice, of their entirety, for the 1st time. in addition to memorable candid pictures, it additionally encompasses a exact set of maps depicting routine through 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 issues that Stands In trees addresses variety from conventional tales to ancient occasions, together with the battles of Sand Creek, Rosebud, and Wounded Knee. Replete with soaking up, and occasionally even funny, information about Cheyenne culture, struggle, rite, interpersonal kin, and lifestyle, the interviews liven up and improve our realizing of the Cheyenne humans and their particular history.

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