Indian life on the Upper Missouri / by John C. Ewers.


First edition.. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1968.

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Subjects Great Plains.
Indians of North America -- Great Plains.
Indians of North America -- Missouri River Valley.
Indians of North America -- Missouri Valley.
Indians of North America.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Missouri, Vallée du.
Missouri River Valley.
Series Civilization of the American Indian series ; v. 89.
Description xviii, 222 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1968.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-214).
Contents Part I. Warriors, traders, and women. A blood Indian's conception of tribal life in dog days -- The Indian trade of the upper Missouri before Lewis and Clark -- The north west trade gun -- Reactions of the Plains Indians to the Lewis and Clark expedition -- Mothers of the mixed bloods -- -- Part II. Diplomats, artists, and dandies. When the light shone in Washington -- Three ornaments worn by upper Missouri dandies in the 1830's -- Early white influence upon Plains Indian painting -- -- Part III. Conservatism, change, and survival. The Blackfoot war lodge : its construction and use -- The bear cult among the Assiniboins and their neighbors of the Northern Plains -- Self-torture in the Blood Indian sundance -- The last bison drive of the Blackfoot Indians -- Food rationing - from buffalo to beef -- When Sitting Bull surrendered his winchester -- -- Part IV. The persistent image. The emergence of the Plains Indians as the symbol of the North American Indian.
Geographic Area Missouri River
Great Plains
Network Numbers (OCoLC)712702
(OCoLC)ocm00712702
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ewers, John C. 1909-1997.
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