By John Stands In Timber,Margot Liberty,Raymond J. DeMallie
A Cheyenne Voice includes the full transcribed interviews carried out by way of 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 booklet Cheyenne stories. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity provides them notice for note, of their entirety, for the 1st time. besides memorable candid images, it additionally includes a precise set of maps depicting routine by means of infantrymen and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn by means of Stands In trees himself, they're reproduced the following in complete color.
The various subject matters that Stands In bushes addresses diversity from conventional tales to ancient 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 daily life, the interviews liven up and enhance our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their detailed history.
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A Cheyenne Voice: The Complete John Stands in Timber Interviews (The Civilization of the American Indian Series) by John Stands In Timber,Margot Liberty,Raymond J. DeMallie