The Cheyenne Indians, Volume 1: History And Society by George Bird GrinnellThe Cheyenne Indians, Volume 1: History And Society by George Bird Grinnell

The Cheyenne Indians, Volume 1: History And Society

byGeorge Bird Grinnell

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The Cheyenne Indians: Their History and Their Ways of Life is a classic ethnography, originally published in 1928, that grew out of George Bird Grinnell's long acquaintance with the Cheyennes. Volume I looks at the tribe's early history and migrations, customs, domestic life, social organization, hunting, amusements, and government. In a second volume, Grinnell would consider its warmaking and warrior societies, healing practices and responses to European diseases, religious beliefs and rituals, and legends and prophecies surrounding the culture hero Sweet Medicine.

George Bird Grinnell was a zoologist by training and an anthropologist by inclination. He accompanied Custer's Black Hills expedition as a naturalist in 1874 and from that time until his death in 1938 was closely associated with the Cheyennes and other Plains tribes. Other books by Grinnell available in Bison Book editions are Blackfoo...
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Title:The Cheyenne Indians, Volume 1: History And SocietyFormat:Other FormatDimensions:406 pages, 9 × 6.05 × 0.97 in

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ISBN - 10:0803257716

ISBN - 13:9780803257719

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"Drawing upon the thoughts and actions of individual Cheyennes, Grinnell manages to reconstruct a highly readable account of their culture."—Journal of the American Academy of Religion

- Journal of the American Academy of Religion