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Cry of the thunderbird: the American Indian's own story, edited and with an introduction and commentary by Charles Hamilton. With paintings by George Catlin and sketches by American Indian artists.

[New ed.].. Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [1972] .
ISBN 0806110031, 9780806110035

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Subjects Indians of North America -- History.
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs.
Indians of North America.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord -- Histoire.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Amérique du Nord -- Mœurs et coutumes.
Series Civilization of the American Indian series ; v. 119.
Description xviii, 283 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-274).
Summary The personal narratives of Indians from various tribes reveal their ways of life as well as their attitudes toward nature and man.
Contents Preface to the new edition / Charles Hamilton -- Introduction -- Prologue / Chief Standing Bear -- Around the campfire: A Sioux courtship / Black Elk, Sioux ; The maidens' feast / Ohiyesa [Charles Eastman], Sioux ; Songs of Ojibway lovers ; Traditional advice on getting married / Anonymous, Winnebago ; Home and family / Chief Standing Bear, Sioux ; Education of children / Ohiyesa, Sioux ; A Hopi childhood / Don C. Talayesva, Hopi ; Blanket signals / Chief Standing Bear, Sioux ; Ojibway picture writing / Chief Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, Ojibway ; Telling of legends / Chief Elias Johnson, Tuscarora -- Game trails: Boyhood training in woodcraft / Ohiyesa, Sioux ; The boy hunter / Ohiyesa [Charles Eastman], Sioux ; Hunting laws / / Chief Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, Ojibway ; Deer hunting ritual Flaming Arrow, Pueblo ; Ways of hunting the deer / Chief Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, Ojibway ; A buffalo hunt / Chief Standing Bear, Sioux ; Killing a bear / Chief Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, Ojibway -- Wilderness sports: Games of Sioux children / Ohiyesa, Sioux ; Hopi children at play / Don C. Talayesva, Hopi ; Games of eastern tribes / Chief Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, Ojibway ; Outdoor sports of the Plains Indians / Wooden Leg, Cheyenne ; Whiskey sprees / Chief Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, Ojibway ; Temperance lessons / Chief Simon Pokagon, Pottawattami ; Fireside humor / Ohiyesa, Sioux -- The Great Spirit: Searching for a spiritual guide / Edward Goodbird, Hidatsa ; The gods of the Ojibways / Chief Ka-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, Ojibway ; Sacred song of the morning star / Tahirussawichi, Chaui-Pawnee ; The Sun Dance / Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance, Croatan ; Getting in touch with the spirits / Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance, Croatan ; Curing a wounded warrior / Chief Plenty-Coups, Crow ; Marksmanship of a medicine man / Wooden Leg, Cheyenne ; Witchcraft / Chief Kahkewaquonaby, Ojibway ; Cannibalism among medicine men / William Warren, Ojibway ; The Peyote Cult / John Rave, Winnebago ; Burial customs / Chief Kahkewaquonaby, Ojibway ; The Happy Hunting Grounds / William Warren, Ojibway -- On the warpath: Boyhood preparation for the warpath / Ohiyesa, Sioux ; Counting coup on a wounded buffalo / Chief Plenty-Coups, Crow ; Making a war club and war whistle / Yellow Wolf, Nez Perce ; Scouting out the enemy / Chief Standing Bear, Sioux ; Preparation for battle / Wooden Leg, Cheyenne ; Battle tactics / Chief Kahkewaquonaby, Ojibway ; A horse stealing raid / Chief Plenty-Coups, Crow ; Burning at the stake / William Warren, Ojibway ; Stratagem of an Wyandott chief / Peter D. Clarke, Wyandott ; Chivalry of the Ioways / Black Hawk, Sauk ; The courage of an old warrior / William Warren, Ojibway ; Origin of the Five Nations / Chief Elias Johnson, Tuscarora -- War belts on the old frontier: The warning of the bees / Peter D. Clarke, Wyandott ; Arrival of the white man / Joseph Nicolar, Penobscot ; Captain John Smith and Powhatan / Chief Flying Hawk, Sioux ; The pilgrim invasion / William Apes, Pequod ; King Philip's War / William Apes, Pequod ; Germ warfare against the Indians / Chief Andrew J. Blackbird, Ottawa ; The capture of Fort Michilimackinac / William Warren ; Logan defends his conduct / Chief James Logan, Cayuga -- Fighting the Long Knives: With the British in the Revolution / Chief Hopocan, Delaware ; Colonel Crawford burned at the stake / Peter D. Clarke, Wyandott ; An attack on a flatboat / Peter D. Clarke, Wyandott ; The British campaign in the Northwest / Black Hawk, Sauk ; The invasion of Canada / William Apes, Pequod ; The Ojibways remain neutral / William Warren, Ojibway ; "We are determined to defend our lands" / Tecumseh, Shawnee ; The surrender of William Weatherford / William Weatherford, Creek ; The Black Hawk War / Black Hawk, Sauk -- Covered wagons and iron horses: Attacking the Union Pacific ; The Wagon Box Fight ; Fighting the Mexicans ; The retreat of the Nez Perces / Chief Joseph, Nez Perce ; The last stand of the Nez Perces / Yellow Wolf, Nez Perce ; The surrender speech of Chief Joseph ; The courage of Sitting Bull / Ohiyesa, Sioux ; Sitting Bull defends his character ; Custer warned by his Indian scouts / Chief Plenty-Coups, Crow ; The Custer battle ; Looting after the Custer battle / Wooden Leg, Cheyenne ; Why the Indians fought Custer / Sitting Bull, Sioux ; The Ghost Dance religion / Masse Hadjo, Sioux ; The massacre at Wounded Knee / Turning Hawk, and others, Sioux -- The white man's road: Mysterious medicine of the white man / Ohiyesa, Sioux ; The character of the white man / Chief Plenty-Coups, Crow ; How the white man fights / Black Hawk, Sauk ; The symbol of extinction / Chief Standing Bear, Sioux ; The white man's lack of sense / Chief Kahkewaquonaby, Ojibway ; A tour of the East / Black Hawk, Sauk ; At the St. Louis World's Fair / Geronimo, Apache; Impressions of the English / Chief Kahkewaquonaby, Ojibway ; Impressions of the French / Chief Maungwadaus, Ojibway ; A visit to Grandmother England [Queen Victoria] / Black Elk, Sioux ; A Sioux at Dartmouth / Ohiyesa [Charles Eastman], Sioux -- Early days at Carlisle / Chief Standing Bear, Sioux ; Red Jacket denounces the black-coats / Red Jacket, Seneca ; Murder of an Indian seminarist / Chief Andrew J. Blackbird, Ottawa ; Confusion of the white man's religion / Chief Spotted Tail, Sioux ; Sequoyah and the Cherokee alphabet / John Ridge, Cherokee ; The Indian problem / Chief Standing Bear ; The Indians' appeal for justice / Chief Joseph, Nez Perce ; The future of the Indian / Chief Standing Bear, Sioux -- Epilogue / William J. Harsha -- Notes.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)212627
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hamilton, Charles, 1913-1996,
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