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This first-hand reminiscence chronicles the first 15 years in life of a native Santee Sioux Indian in mid-19th century: childhood memories, training in the hunt, woodlore, religious practices, work of the medicine men, games, initiation rites, and  more. Eastman also includes family and tribal legends of adventure, bravery, and nature. 13 illustrations.

Synopsis:

Chronicles first 15 years in life of a native Santee Sioux Indian in mid-19th century: childhood memories, training in the hunt, woodlore, religious practices, medicine men, more. 13 illustrations.

Table of Contents

I EARLIEST RECOLLECTIONS

  I: "Hakadah, "The Pitful Last"

  II: Early Hardships

  III: My Indian Grandmother

  IV: An Indian Sugar Campt

  V: A Midsummer Feast

II AN INDIAN BOY'S TRAINING

III MY PLAYS AND PLAYMATES

  I: Games and Sports

  II: My Playmates

  III: The Boy Hunter

IV HAKADAH'S FIRST OFFERING

V FAMILY TRADITIONS

  I: A Visit to Smoky Day

  II: The Stone Boy

VI EVENING IN THE LODGE

  I: Evening in the Lodge

  II: Adventures of My Uncle

VII THE END OF THE BEAR DANCE

VIII THE MAIDEN'S FEAST

IX MORE LEGENDS

  I: A Legend of Devil's Lake

  II: Manitoshaw's Hunting

X INDIAN LIFE AND ADVENTURE

  I: Life in the Woods

  II: A Winter Camp

  III: Wild Harvests

  IV: A Meeting on the Plains

  V: An Adventurous Journey

XI THE LAUGHING PHILOSOPHER

XII FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF CIVILIZATION

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486220376
ill.:
Blumenschein, E. L.
Author:
Blumenschein, E. L.
Author:
Eastman, Charles
Author:
Eastman, Charles A
Author:
Eastman, Charles Alexander
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - Native Americans
Subject:
Childhood Memoir
Subject:
Native Americans
Subject:
Santee Indians -- Biography.
Subject:
Santee Indians.
Subject:
Santee children -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Santee children
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Eastman, Charles Alexander
Subject:
Biography-Native Americans
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Native American
Series Volume:
250.
Publication Date:
19710631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.7 lb
Age Level:
07-UP

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