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As agency physician on the Pine Ridge Reservation from 1896 to 1914, Dr. James R. Walker recorded a wealth of information on the traditional lifeways of the Oglala Sioux. Lakota Society presents the primary accounts of Walker's informants and his syntheses dealing with the organization of camps and bands, kinship systems, beliefs, ceremonies, hunting, warfare, and methods of measuring time.

About the Author

Raymond J. DeMallie is a professor of anthropology and director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute at Indiana University. Other volumes of James R. Walker's Lakota documents also available as Bison Books are Lakota Belief and Ritual, edited by Raymond J. DeMallie and Elaine A. Jahner, and Lakota Myth, edited by Elaine A. Jahner.

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ISBN:
9780803297371
Editor:
Demallie, Raymond J.
Author:
Walker, J. R.
Editor:
Demallie, Raymond J.
Author:
Walker, James R.
Author:
Demallie, Raymond J.
Author:
Demallie, Raymond J.
Publisher:
Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln, NE ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Oglala Indians
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Social life and customs.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains.
Subject:
Oglala Indians -- Social life and customs.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19920231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
243
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.7 lb

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