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Wolf That I Am: In Search of the Red Earth People / Edition 1
     

Wolf That I Am: In Search of the Red Earth People / Edition 1

by Fred McTaggart
 

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ISBN-10: 0806119055

ISBN-13: 9780806119052

Pub. Date: 01/28/1976

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

The Mesquakies-popularly known as the Fox, or Sac and Fox, Indians-were a large and powerful people in the Great Lakes region in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Now they live on approximately 3,000 acres of communal property near Tama, Iowa, surrounded by white middle-class farmers.
WOLF THAT I AM is the story of a young white academic's encounter with

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The Mesquakies-popularly known as the Fox, or Sac and Fox, Indians-were a large and powerful people in the Great Lakes region in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Now they live on approximately 3,000 acres of communal property near Tama, Iowa, surrounded by white middle-class farmers.
WOLF THAT I AM is the story of a young white academic's encounter with the Mesquakies whom he got to know while collecting folklore for his dissertation. Fred McTaggart had expected to find a dying oral culture. Instead, he found a thriving way of life based on families and clans, linking the present-day Mesquakie Indians with previous generations, including ancestors who lived before the world was created in its present form. This encounter with a people who live ideas instead of thinking them inspired McTaggart to unlock secrets within

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806119052
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
01/28/1976
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

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