A Cheyenne Voice: The Complete John Stands in Timber by John Stands In Timber,Margot Liberty,Raymond J. DeMallie

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

Rarely does a major resource turn into on hand that gives new and demanding information regarding the background and tradition of a recognized American Indian tribe. With A Cheyenne Voice, readers now have entry to an unlimited ethnographic and ancient trove concerning the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice includes the full transcribed interviews performed by means 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 root of the well known 1967 publication Cheyenne thoughts. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity provides them be aware for notice, of their entirety, for the 1st time. besides memorable candid pictures, it additionally contains a distinctive set of maps depicting activities by way of 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 various issues that Stands In bushes addresses diversity from conventional tales to old occasions, together with the battles of Sand Creek, Rosebud, and Wounded Knee. Replete with soaking up, and occasionally even funny, information about Cheyenne culture, war, rite, interpersonal family, and lifestyle, the interviews brighten up and improve our knowing of the Cheyenne humans and their targeted history.

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