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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 to be had that gives new and demanding 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 ancient trove in regards to the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice comprises the full transcribed interviews carried out through anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In trees (1882–1967). Recorded via Liberty in 1956–1959 while 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 e-book Cheyenne stories. 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. besides memorable candid images, it additionally incorporates a specified set of maps depicting events by means of squaddies and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn through Stands In bushes himself, they're reproduced the following in complete color.

The diversified themes that Stands In trees addresses diversity from conventional tales to historic 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 way of life, the interviews liven up and enhance our realizing of the Cheyenne humans and their unique history.

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