By Cheyenne Campfires by George Bird GrinnellBy Cheyenne Campfires by George Bird Grinnell

By Cheyenne Campfires

byGeorge Bird GrinnellForeword byOmer C. Stewart

Paperback | October 1, 1971

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Here are the folk tales of the Cheyenne--stories of their heroes, their wars, their relationships with supernatural powers--as told to George Bird Grinnell during the winter months in Cheyenne tipis. "Of all the books written about Indians," say Margaret Mead and Ruth L. Benzel in The Golden Age of American Anthropology, "none comes closer to their everyday life than Grinnell's classic monograph on the Cheyenne. Reading it, one can smell the buffalo grass and the wood fires, feel the heavy morning dew on the prairie."

Title:By Cheyenne CampfiresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:309 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.77 inPublished:October 1, 1971Publisher:UNP - Nebraska

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ISBN - 10:0803257465

ISBN - 13:9780803257467

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Here are the folk tales of the Cheyenne-stories of their heroes, their wars, their relationships with supernatural powers-as told to George Bird Grinnell during the winter months in Cheyenne tipis.

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"To read such a book as this collection of Cheyenne folklore is to realize anew and more vividly the tragedy of the passing of the Indian race and to feel for it a heightened interest and regret."—New York Times
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