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

ISBN-10: 0806143797

ISBN-13: 9780806143798

Rarely does a main resource develop into on hand that gives new and critical information regarding the historical past 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 whole transcribed interviews carried out by way of anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In trees (1882–1967). Recorded by way 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 thoughts. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity offers them note for note, of their entirety, for the 1st time. in addition to memorable candid images, it additionally contains a distinctive set of maps depicting routine by way of squaddies and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn via Stands In trees himself, they're reproduced right here in complete color.

The assorted 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 infrequently even funny, information about Cheyenne culture, battle, rite, interpersonal relatives, and daily life, the interviews brighten up and increase our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their unique history.

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