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Societies of the Plains Indians (Communal Societies in America)

by Clark Wissler

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Published by AMS Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages1031
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Open LibraryOL7473962M
ISBN 100404119182
ISBN 109780404119188

Even within historic times, there have been several interesting religious developments among the Plains Indians. The most noted of these was the ghost dance. This was a religious ceremony founded upon the belief in the coming of a Messiah, which seems to have originated among the Paviotso Indians in Nevada (Plateau area) about and which. The book is the most comprehensive. scholarly, and authoritative account covering all the Indians of Texas, and is an invaluable and indispensable reference for students of Texas history, for anthropologists, and for lovers of Indian lore." peyote plains culture area plains indians pleistocene polysyny prickly pear puberty ceremonies pueblo.

Plains Societies and CulturesIndians of the Great Plains, written by Daniel J. Gelo of The University of Texas at San Antonio, is a text that emphasizes that Plains societies and cultures are continuing, living entities. Through a topical exploration, it. Plains Indians have long occupied a special place in the American imagination. Both the historical reality of such evocative figures and events as Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Sacajewea, and the Ba The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Great Plains - Read book online.

Native American societies before contact Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy is a (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Of the three tribes, perhaps of all the plains indians, the Cheyenne came closest to having a government—part of the year. The usual pattern was that the entire tribe, possibly as many as four thousand of them, gathered together in a single camp in summer when food was plentiful, in particular in the form of buffalo to be hunted.


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Reprint of v. 11 of Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, published in 13 pts.

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New York: The Trustees [] (OCoLC) Plains Indian, member of any of the Native American peoples inhabiting the Great Plains of the United States and Canada.

This culture area comprises a vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and from present-day provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada through the present-day state of Texas in the United States.

The area is drained principally by the. Western American Literature Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women: The Societies and Cults of the Plains Indians. By Thomas E.

Mails. (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., pages. $) Dog Soldiers is a comprehensive and amply illustrated treatment of the military and religious societies of the Plains Indians.

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Wooden Leg: A Warrior Who Fought Custer is a book by Thomas Bailey Marquis about the life of a Northern Cheyenne Indian, Wooden Leg, who fought in several historic battles between United States forces and the Plains Indians, including the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where he faced the troops of George Armstrong book is of great value to historians, not only for its eye-witness.

Native Americans, also known as American Indians and Indigenous Americans, are the indigenous peoples of the United States. By the time European adventurers arrived in. artist, and the book has many of his paintings and drawings illus-trating the clothing and other regalia of the Indians.

Mails had previously written a book about the societies of the Plains Indians, The Mystic Warriors of the Plains, but Dog Soliders, Bear Men and Buffalo Women is a much more detailed and larger book. Membership.

Originally the Blackfoot/Plains Confederacy consisted of three peoples ("nation", "tribes", "tribal nations") based on kinship and dialect, but all speaking the common language of Blackfoot, one of the Algonquian languages family.

The three were the Piikáni (historically called "Piegan Blackfeet" in English-language sources), the Káínaa (called "Bloods"), and the Siksikáwa.

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Dog Soldiers, Bear Men and Buffalo Women: A Study of the Societies and Cults of the Plains Indians Hardcover – January 1, by Thomas E Mails (Author, Illustrator) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Reviews: 2. Plains Indian - Plains Indian - Social rank and warfare: Traditional Plains peoples shared a cultural ethos that interwove expectations of individual competency with those of obligation to the community.

For instance, the status of an individual or family was enhanced when they were generous to the poor, shared goods with relatives, engaged in lavish hospitality, and cooperated with others.

Dog Soldier Societies of the Plains (Mails, Thomas E.) A beautiful book full of illustrations of how the Native warriors of the plains looked at the time of the Indian Wars in the West. Mostly black and white illustrations but still worth it, the text helps illustrate how the warriors dressed and equipped themselves in further s: 8.

Book Description. Plains Societies and Cultures Indians of the Great Plains, written by Daniel J. Gelo of The University of Texas at San Antonio, is a text that emphasizes that Plains societies and cultures are continuing, living entities.

Through a topical exploration, it provides a contemporary view of recent scholarship on the classic Horse Culture Period while also bringing readers up-to. In the HBO docudrama Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Chief Sitting Bull complains to a U.S.

Army colonel about whites' violent treatment of the Indians. By preserving cultural forms contained in song, dance, ritual, language, kinship, economics, naming, and other semireligious ceremonies, these societies have played an important role in maintaining Plains Indian culture from the pre-reservation era until this book, William C.

Meadows presents an in-depth ethnohistorical survey of Kiowa. The Southern Plains lie south of the Arkansas Rivervalley. It includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, portions of Texas, the eastern foothills of New Mexico, and.

EXCERPT: For many Plains Indians, being a warrior and veteran has long been the traditional pathway to male honor and status. Men and boys formed military societies to celebrate victories in war, to perform community service, and to prepare young men for their role as warriors and hunters.

Indians’ collusion with the British during the American Revolution and the War of exacerbated American hostility and suspicion toward them. .Book Description: Plains Indians have long occupied a special place in the American imagination. Both the historical reality of such evocative figures and events as Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Sacajewea, and the Battle of Little Bighorn and the lived reality of Native Americans today are often confused and conflated with popular representations of Indians in movies, paintings, novels, and on.About this Book Catalog Record Details.

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