Myths And Legends Of The Sioux

Myths And Legends Of The Sioux

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by Marie L. Mclaughlin
     
 

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Myths and Legends of the Sioux was edited by Marie L McLaughlin who was one quarter Sioux. McLaughlin spent her childhood living in an Indian community and after her marriage to an Indian agent she lived on several reservations. She spoke the Sioux language fluently and spent much time hearing and writing down the myths of these people. The myths will give insight… See more details below

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Myths and Legends of the Sioux was edited by Marie L McLaughlin who was one quarter Sioux. McLaughlin spent her childhood living in an Indian community and after her marriage to an Indian agent she lived on several reservations. She spoke the Sioux language fluently and spent much time hearing and writing down the myths of these people. The myths will give insight into the mentality of the Sioux race and will also delight any child who hears the stories.

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Discusses the earliest southwest explorers and some of the myths that informed the thought of Coronado and Fray Angelico de Niza. Also reviews the practice of history and the influence on historiography of scholars such as Bannon, Bolton, and Turner. Includes specific case studies viewed in a wide historical context. Thirty-eight stories told by a woman who heard them while growing up among the eastern Sioux of Minnesota. The collection was originally published in 1916 by the Bismarck Tribune Co. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781438511542
Publisher:
Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/17/2009
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.28(d)

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