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

Rarely does a chief resource turn into on hand that gives new and critical information regarding the historical past and tradition of a recognized American Indian tribe. With A Cheyenne Voice, readers now have entry to an enormous ethnographic and old trove in regards to the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice comprises the whole transcribed interviews carried out by way 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 ebook 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 specific set of maps depicting hobbies by means of infantrymen and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn by way of Stands In trees himself, they're reproduced right here in complete color.

The various issues that Stands In bushes 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, war, rite, interpersonal kin, and lifestyle, the interviews liven up and improve our knowing of the Cheyenne humans and their unique history.

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