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Speaking of Indians
Speaking of Indians
Deloria Ella1998
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Subject: Originally published in 1944. Ella Deloria belonged to a Yankton Sioux family, she studied at Columbia University. Discusses American Indian origins, language families and culture areas, then focusses on her own people, the Dakotas, and the intricate kinship system which governed all aspects of their lives. Shows the painful transition to reservation life , how the kinship system held over and worked against the Indians trying to follow white notions of progress and success. Gives her ideas about what both races must do to participate fully in American life.
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Imprint:
US 1998 University of Nebraska Press
Collation:
163p
ISBN:
0803266146
Dewey class:
HI.3.04DEL
Local class:
HI.3.04/DEL
Language:
English
BRN:
1838767
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