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At the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition recently, the Indian voice went virtually unheard, notes the late Josephy (former vice president and editor of American Heritage magazine). He commissioned these nine essays, penned by Indian writers, historians, and tribal executives (including the late Vine Deloria, Jr.), as a corrective. The essays, varied in tone and method, were written in response to the question: "What impact, good or bad, immediate or long-range, did the Indians experience from the Lewis and Clark expedition?"
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Book News Annotation:

At the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition recently, the Indian voice went virtually unheard, notes the late Josephy (former vice president and editor of American Heritage magazine). He commissioned these nine essays, penned by Indian writers, historians, and tribal executives (including the late Vine Deloria, Jr.), as a corrective. The essays, varied in tone and method, were written in response to the question: "What impact, good or bad, immediate or long-range, did the Indians experience from the Lewis and Clark expedition?" Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., a leading historian of the American West, was the author of many award-winning books, including The Patriot Chiefs, The Indian Heritage of America, Now That the Buffalos Gone, 500 Nations, and A Walk Toward Oregon. He was a vice president and editor of American Heritage magazine, the founding chairman of the board of trustees of the Smithsonians National Museum of the American Indian, and president of the Western History Association. Josephy died in the fall of 2005, shortly after completing this book.

Table of Contents

Author's Note

Map

Introduction

PART ONE

Frenchmen, Bears, and Sandbars

by Vine Deloria, Jr.

What We See

by Debra Magpie Earling

Who's Your Daddy?

by Mark D. Trahant

Merriwether and Billy and the Indian Business

by Bill Yellowtail

Our People Have Always Been Here

by Roberta Conner

PART TWO

Mandan and Hidatsa of the Upper Missouri

by Gerard A. Baker

We Ya Oo Yet Soyapo

by Allen V. Pinkham, Sr.

The Ceremony at Ne-Ah-Coxie

by Roberta and Richard Basch

The Voices of Encounter

by N. Scott Momaday

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400042678
Author:
Josephy, Alvin
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
With:
Jaffe, Marc
Editor:
Josephy, Alvin M.,
Editor:
Josephy, Alvin M., Jr.
Author:
Josephy, Alvin M.,
Author:
Edited by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
Author:
Alvin M. Josephy, JR.
Author:
Josephy, Alvin M., Jr.
Author:
Edited by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Old West
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Expeditions & Discoveries
Subject:
Clark, William
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 ILLUS IN TEXT
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.38x5.98x.89 in. .88 lbs.

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