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

ISBN-10: 0806143797

ISBN-13: 9780806143798

Rarely does a chief resource turn 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 includes the entire 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 root of the well known 1967 booklet Cheyenne stories. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity offers them be aware for note, of their entirety, for the 1st time. besides memorable candid images, it additionally incorporates a specific set of maps depicting routine via infantrymen and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn through Stands In bushes himself, they're reproduced right here in complete color.

The different issues 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 occasionally even funny, information about Cheyenne culture, struggle, rite, interpersonal relatives, and way of life, the interviews brighten up and increase our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their exact history.

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