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

Rarely does a prime resource turn into on hand that offers 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 unlimited ethnographic and old trove in regards to the Cheyenne people—much of it formerly unavailable.

A Cheyenne Voice comprises the full transcribed interviews carried out by way of anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In bushes (1882–1967). Recorded via Liberty in 1956–1959 while 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 ebook Cheyenne thoughts. While that quantity is a noteworthy edited model of the interviews, this quantity provides them note for notice, of their entirety, for the 1st time. in addition to memorable candid pictures, it additionally contains a distinctive set of maps depicting pursuits by means 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 diversified issues 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 infrequently even funny, information about Cheyenne culture, battle, rite, interpersonal family, and daily life, the interviews brighten up and increase our realizing of the Cheyenne humans and their precise history.

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