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Mountain Wolf Woman, Sister of Crashing Thunder: The Autobiography of a Winnebago Indian (Ann Arbor Paperbacks)

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From pony to airplane, from medicine dance to Christian worship, Mountain Wolf Woman, Sister of Crashing Thunder is the life story of a Winnebago woman, told in her own words to her adopted kinswoman, Nancy Lurie. This retelling of more than seventy-five years of Native American life is both a candid and compelling account of how one woman lived through a period of cultural crisis.

Mountain Wolf Woman tells of her childhood in Wisconsin, her brief stay at a mission school, her marriage to "Bad Soldier," and her religious experiences with peyote. Her struggle to maintain her family against many hardships---odds that would have defeated a less vigorous and self-confident person---underscores her perseverance and tenacity. Whether she is describing her wanderings as a child or her misfortunes later in life, Mountain Wolf Woman sets forth her views in honest and perceptive terms, adding all the more power to her narrative.

This book is a valuable companion to the story of Mountain Wolf Woman's brother, immortalized by Paul Radin in Crashing Thunder, a classic of anthropological literature. It will also be of interest to those interested in ethnographic records, the role of women in native cultures, and Midwestern Native Americans, in general.

" . . . a superb human document."

---Chicago Sun-Times

" . . . one of those rare books . . . ."

---Saturday Review

". . . a notable contribution to the literature of culture change and culture and personality."

---American Anthropologist

Nancy O. Lurie has written extensively on Native American culture over her long career. She is now retired from her former position as head curator of anthropology, Milwaukee Public Museum.

Synopsis:

From pony to airplane, from medicine dance to Christian worship — Mountain Wolf Woman, Sister of Crashing Thunder is the life story of a Winnebago woman, told in her own words to her adopted kinswoman, Nancy Lurie. This retelling of more than seventy five years of Native American life is both a candid and compelling account of how one woman lived through a period of cultural crisis.

This book is a valuable companion to the story of Mountain Wolf Woman's brother, immortalized by Paul Radin in Crashing Thunder, a classic of anthropological literature. It will also be of interest to those interested in ethnographic records, the role of women in native cultures, and Midwestern Native Americans, in general.

Synopsis:

A classic ethnography of continuing importance

Product Details

ISBN:
9780472061099
Editor:
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich
Foreword:
Underhill, Ruth M.
Foreword by:
Underhill, Ruth M.
Foreword:
Underhill, Ruth M.
Editor:
Lurie, Nancy O.
Editor:
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich
Author:
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich
Author:
Mountain
Author:
Lurie, Nancy O.
Author:
Underhill, Ruth M.
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Wisconsin.
Subject:
Mountain Wolf Woman
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Ann Arbor Paperbacks
Publication Date:
19610631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
15 BandW photographs
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , From pony to airplane, from medicine dance to Christian worship — Mountain Wolf Woman, Sister of Crashing Thunder is the life story of a Winnebago woman, told in her own words to her adopted kinswoman, Nancy Lurie. This retelling of more than seventy five years of Native American life is both a candid and compelling account of how one woman lived through a period of cultural crisis.

This book is a valuable companion to the story of Mountain Wolf Woman's brother, immortalized by Paul Radin in Crashing Thunder, a classic of anthropological literature. It will also be of interest to those interested in ethnographic records, the role of women in native cultures, and Midwestern Native Americans, in general.

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