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Becoming Brave: The Path to Native American Manhood

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Publisher Comments:

Vivid photographs and detailed descriptions of weapons, clothing, and hunting tools reveal the central events and myths around which Native American men shaped their lives. These important objects recount the intertribal warfare, adolescent rites of passage, hunting and equestrian prowess, and survival skills of Native Americans in the American West. In addition to an introduction, bibliography, and index, the book recounts a war party legend, two stories involving the famous battles at Wounded Knee and Little Bighorn, and an excerpt from Black Elk Speaks. A haunting evocation of the warrior spirit, Becoming Brave will captivate and inform anyone with an interest in anthropology, early American history, or indigenous culture.

Book News Annotation:

Pictured here in color photographs are the war shirts, tomahawks, peace pipes, spears, drums, and headdresses that marked Native American manhood. Accompanying these are b&w historical photographs and four fascinating, first-person accounts of Indian life. 10x9.5".
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Recounting the intertribal warfare, adolescent rites of passage, hunting, equestrian prowess, and survival of the Native American, this captivating evocation of the warrior spirit reveals the central events and myths around which these men shaped their lives. Full-color.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [120]) and index.

About the Author

Laine Thom of the Shoshoni Tribe is the assistant curator, respectively, for the David T. Vernon-Rockefeller Collection at Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum in Grand Teton National Park Wyoming.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811801638
Subtitle:
The Path to Native American Manhood
Manufactured:
Treasure Chest Books
Manufactured:
Treasure Chest Books
Author:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Thom, Laine
Other:
Thom, Laine
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Material culture
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Material culture -- Great Plains -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
General Photography
Copyright:
Series Volume:
Bd. 9/1
Publication Date:
19920801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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