Sun Chief: The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian

Sun Chief: The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian

by Leo W. Simmons, Don C. Talayesva
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300002270

ISBN-13: 9780300002270

Pub. Date: 09/28/1963

Publisher: Yale University Press

The story of Don C. Talayesva, the Sun Chief, who was born and reared until the age of ten as a Hopi Indian, and then trained as a white man until he was twenty. Although torn between two worlds and cultures, he returned to Hopiland and readopted all the tribal customs. This is his autobiography, written for Leo Simmons, a white man who was a clan brother.

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The story of Don C. Talayesva, the Sun Chief, who was born and reared until the age of ten as a Hopi Indian, and then trained as a white man until he was twenty. Although torn between two worlds and cultures, he returned to Hopiland and readopted all the tribal customs. This is his autobiography, written for Leo Simmons, a white man who was a clan brother.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300002270
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1963
Series:
The Lamar Series in Western History
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
1,237,490
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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