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

Rarely does a first-rate resource develop into on hand that offers 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 includes the full transcribed interviews performed by means of anthropologist Margot Liberty with Northern Cheyenne elder John Stands In bushes (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 foundation of the well known 1967 publication Cheyenne stories. 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 pictures, it additionally contains a designated set of maps depicting pursuits via squaddies and warriors on the conflict of the Little Bighorn. Drawn via Stands In bushes himself, they're reproduced the following in complete color.

The different issues 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 kin, and daily life, the interviews liven up and increase our figuring out of the Cheyenne humans and their distinctive history.

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