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Wild Indians & other creatures

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University of Nevada Press , Reno, Nev
Indians of North America -- South Dakota -- Social life and customs -- Fiction., Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.) -- Social life and customs -- Fic

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Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.), South D

Other titlesWild Indians and other creatures
StatementAdrian C. Louis.
SeriesWestern literature series
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LC ClassificationsPS3562.O82 W5 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 185 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL810390M
ISBN 100874172799
LC Control Number95047239

Wild Indians & Other Creatures is a stunning book that will startle readers who harbor romantic notions of contemporary Native American life. In these interrelated stories, most animals speak and most humans drink. A number of these irrelevant stories of Indian life are reworkings of traditional Trickster talescomplete with horny humanesque coyotes, randy ravens, and mysti/5.

Wild Indians & Other Creatures is a stunning book that will startle readers who harbor romantic notions of contemporary Native American life. In these interrelated stories, most animals speak and /5(4).

Wild Indians & Other Creatures is a stunning book that will startle readers who harbor romantic Wild Indians & other creatures book of contemporary Native American life. In these interrelated stories, most animals speak and most humans drink/5(4). Modern Native American life is the topic as Louis (Skins), a Paiute Indian and noted poet, joins a tradition of Native humor with a hard edge that runs from Alexander Posey straight to Sherman Alexie.

OUR WILD INDIANS:; thirty-three years personal experience among the red men of the great West. A popular account of their social life, religion, habits, traits, customs, exploits, etc. With thrilling adventures and experiences on the great plains and in the mountains of our wide frontier.

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The name is applied to concepts and creatures ranging from a goddess of the water to a synonym of the green. Each parish has its own brand of traditional mas usually represented by Short Knees, Vekou and Wild Indians. With Arab-like head coverings, jumbo collars, batwing sleeves and three-quarter (short knee) baggy trousers, the Short knee Bands are now the most prevalent of the traditional masqueraders.

Wild Indians & other creatures by Adrian C. Louis. Publication date Topics Indians of North America -- South Dakota -- Social life and customs -- Fiction., Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (S.D.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : Wild, Wild World of Animals: Island Life by Eleanor Graves: Wild, Wild World of Animals: Kangaroos & Other Creatures from Down Under by Donald Dale Jackson: Wild, Wild World of Animals: Life in the Coral Reef by Thomas A. Dozier: Wild, Wild World of Animals: Life in Zoos and Preserves by Don Earnest: Wild, Wild World of Animals: Monkeys & Apes.

Wild Indians & other creatures. [Adrian C Louis] -- Twenty-five bawdy tales whose protagonists are Indians. The story, Raven in the Eye of the Storm, is on a marriage in which the wife, according to the husband, has been made stupid by Christianity.

Our Wild Indians: Thirty-Three Years' Personal Experience Among The Red Men Of The Great West.A Popular Account of Their Social Life, Religion, Habits, Traits, Customs, Exploits, Etc, With Thrilling Adventures and Experiences On The Great Plains An In The Mountains Of Our Wild Frontier, by Colonel Richard Irving Dodge, with an introduction by General ShermanSeller Rating: % positive.

History of Our Wild West and Stories of Pioneer Life from experiences of Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill, Kit Carson, David Crockett, Sam Houston, Generals Crook, Miles and Custer, Geronimo, Sitting Bull, Great Indian Chiefs and other famous frontiersmen and Indian Fighters.

This is a lovely general book on its subject, with descriptions of all the major large animals and groups of other creatures one might possibly see in India (and many of which one won't!). Attractive photos on each page, (and some gorgeous double-page spreads), interesting descriptions of both wildlife and reserves, and travel tips, as usual /5(3).

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It is the ancestor of domestic cattle. The species survived in Europe untilwhen the last recorded aurochs died in the Jaktorów Forest, : Bovidae.

Our wild Indians: thirty-three years' personal experience among the red men of the great West. A popular account of their social life, religion, habits, traits, customs, exploits, etc. With thrilling adventures and experiences on the great plains and in the mountains of our wide frontier by Dodge, Richard Irving, Pages: granted today, there were other masquerades — older, and sometimes stranger, stories to tell.

These were the stories of animal mas, of sailors, wild Indians, minstrels, and baby dolls, of parodies like the pierrot grenade, negre jardin, and Dame Lorraine, of sinister characters like devils, moko jumbies, midnight robbers, and jab molassies.

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His novel Skins () discusses reservation life and issues such as poverty, alcoholism, and social problems and was the basis for the film, Skins/5. Some creatures are kind and passive while others are more ferocious in nature. 10 Bookwus Also known as “Bakwas,” “Bokwus,” or “Bukwis,” the Bookwus is known as the “Wildman of.

Page 24 - The Indians were preservers of the sugarpine timber which grew on the high ranges of mountains on the north side of the river, and there was a very heavy fine and also death to the Indian that willfully destroyed any of this timber.

The sugar from these trees was also used by them as a medicine in different cases of sickness. The saltwater mussels that they gather which cling to the.

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Furthermore, they believed Ishi was the last Indian to have lived in the wild. Massacres, starvation and disease had taken the lives of countless Indians in Northern California during the mid- to lates.

Many others had been forced into reservations. Insurveyors did spot four Indians in Yahi territory. Ishi (c. – Ma ) was the last known member of the Native American Yahi people from the present-day state of California in the United rest of the Yahi (as well as many members of their parent tribe, the Yana) were killed in the California genocide in the 19th century.

Ishi, who was widely acclaimed as the "last wild Indian" in America, lived most of his life isolated Died: Ma (age 55–56), University of. His greatest impact has been as a symbol — of the end of the Wild West, or of Anglo-Native American relations, a year-old culture clash encapsulated in one man’s experience.

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