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Indian Boyhood (1902) was the literary debut of Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa), a Santee Sioux whose eleven books aimed at bringing whites and Indians closer together. The favorable reception of the autobiographical Indian Boyhood would lead him to write such classic works as Old Indian Days (1907), Wig warn Evenings: Sioux Folk Tales Retold (with Elaine Goodale Eastman, 1909), The Soul of the Indian (1911), From the Deep Woods to Civilization (1916), and Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains (1918), all reprinted as Bison Books.

At the beginning of Indian Boyhood Eastman recalls the 1862 Sioux Uprising in Minnesota that sent his family into exile in Canada. He describes his childhood there, which ended when his father, who had been presumed dead, appeared to take him back to the United States. An Indian boy's training, child-hood games, harvesting and feasts, legends told around a campfire—Eastman relates all aspects of the rich traditional life of the Santee Sioux, which had already passed away by the time this book was published.

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At the beginning of Indian boyhood Eastman recalls the 1862 Sioux Uprising in Minnesota that sent his family into exile in Canada. He describes his childhood there, which ended when his father, who had been presumed dead, appeared to take him back to the United States.

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An Indian boy's training, child-hood games, harvesting and feasts, legends told around a campfire-Eastman relates all aspects of the rich traditional life of the Santee Sioux, which had already passed away by the time this book was published. David Reed Miller, a professor in the Department of Indian Studies at Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, has written an introduction for this Bison Book edition.

About the Author

David Reed Miller, a professor in the Department of Indian Studies at Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, has written an introduction for this Bison Book edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803267190
Introduction:
Miller, David Reed
Author:
Blumenschein, E. L.
Introduction by:
Miller, David Reed
Introduction:
Miller, David Reed
Author:
Miller, David Reed
Author:
Eastman, Charles Alexander
Author:
Eastman, Charles A
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Eastman, Charles Alexander
Subject:
Santee Indians -- Biography.
Subject:
Santee Indians.
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
OPS-22
Publication Date:
19911231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
295
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.75 lb
Age Level:
07-UP

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"Synopsis" by , At the beginning of Indian boyhood Eastman recalls the 1862 Sioux Uprising in Minnesota that sent his family into exile in Canada. He describes his childhood there, which ended when his father, who had been presumed dead, appeared to take him back to the United States.
"Synopsis" by , An Indian boy's training, child-hood games, harvesting and feasts, legends told around a campfire-Eastman relates all aspects of the rich traditional life of the Santee Sioux, which had already passed away by the time this book was published. David Reed Miller, a professor in the Department of Indian Studies at Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, has written an introduction for this Bison Book edition.
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