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Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879: The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians

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Here is a genuine Little Big Man story, with all the color, sweep, and tragedy of a classic American western. It is the tale of Herman Lehmann, a captive of the Apaches on the Southern Plains of Texas and New Mexico during the 1870s. Adopted by a war chief, he was trained to be a warrior and waged merciless war on Apache enemies, both Indian and Euro-American. After killing an Apache medicine man in self-defense, he fled to a lonely hermitage on the Southern Plains until he joined the Comanches. Against his will, Lehmann was returned to his family in 1879. The final chapters relate his difficult readjustment to Anglo life.

Lehmann's unapologetic narrative is extraordinary for its warm embrace of Native Americans and stinging appraisal of Anglo society. Once started, the story of this remarkable man cannot be put down. Dale Giese's introduction provides a framework for interpreting the Lehmann narrative.

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It is the tale of Herman Lehmann, a captive of the Apaches on the Southern Plains of Texas and New Mexico during the 1870s.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826314178
Editor:
Hunter, J. Marvin
Designed:
Giese, Dale F.
Designed by:
Giese, Dale F.
Designed:
Giese, Dale F.
Author:
Giese, Dale F.
Author:
Lehmann, Herman
Author:
Hunter, J. Marvin
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Location:
Albuquerque :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Regional Subjects - South
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
Indian captivities
Subject:
Apache indians
Subject:
Comanche Indians
Subject:
Texas Biography.
Subject:
Indian captivities -- Texas.
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Letters
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Pbk
Series Volume:
bk. 7
Publication Date:
19930531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
262
Dimensions:
7.34x5.04x.74 in. .67 lbs.

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