Culture and Customs of the Sioux Indians

Culture and Customs of the Sioux Indians

by Gregory O. Gagnon


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A new addition to the Culture and Customs of Native Peoples in America series, this book examines the traditions and contemporary culture of the Sioux Indians.

• Presents a chronological history that accurately describes the events that have shaped and influence Sioux society today

• Provides an annotated bibliography of current print and nonprint sources appropriate for student research

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803244542
Publisher: UNP - Bison Books
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Gregory Gagnon is professor in the Indian Studies Department at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chronology xi

1 Introduction to Sioux History and Culture 1

2 Early Sioux History 9

3 Modern Sioux History 47

4 Sioux Religion 73

5 Government and Economy 91

6 Traditional Sioux Society 103

7 Sioux Customs 121

8 The Sioux and Contemporary Issues 143

Appendix: Facts and Figures 159

Glossary 163

Annotated Bibliography 169

Index 173

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