To Be an Indian
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- By: Joseph H. Cash and Herbert T. Hoover, eds.
- Format: Paper, xxiv, 239 pp., photos, index
- Publisher: MHS Press (1995)
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- ISBN 0-87351-306-1
In this remarkable collection of transcribed oral histories members of Dakota, Lakota, Winnebago, and other communities tell of their personal experiences: reservation life, the Great Depression, self-government, traditions, and life in the 1960s. Together these voices present a rich and complicated view of what it is to be an American Indian.
New introduction by Donald L. Fixico.
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Praise for To Be an Indian:
"The book is a refreshing, well-presented view of Indian culture, especially Sioux, in the twentieth century that is not found very often today. Definitely, one of the better oral history compilations of a diverse and interesting culture."--Denver Westerners ROUNDUP