New PDF release: A Cheyenne Voice: The Complete John Stands in Timber

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 offers new and important information regarding the heritage and tradition of a well-known American Indian tribe. With A Cheyenne Voice, readers now have entry to an enormous ethnographic and ancient trove concerning 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 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 ebook Cheyenne stories. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity offers them notice for note, of their entirety, for the 1st time. besides memorable candid photos, it additionally includes a specific set of maps depicting hobbies 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 different subject matters 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, conflict, rite, interpersonal family, and daily life, the interviews brighten up and enhance our realizing of the Cheyenne humans and their specified history.

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