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Sun Chief The Autobiography of a Hopi Indian

ISBN-10: 0300191030
ISBN-13: 9780300191035
Edition: 2nd 2013
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Description: First published in 1942, Sun Chief is the autobiography of Hopi Chief Don Talayesva and offers a unique insider view on Hopi society. In a new Foreword, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert situates the book within contemporary Hopi studies, exploring how  More...

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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

First published in 1942, Sun Chief is the autobiography of Hopi Chief Don Talayesva and offers a unique insider view on Hopi society. In a new Foreword, Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert situates the book within contemporary Hopi studies, exploring how scholars have used the book since its publication more than seventy years ago.

List of Illustrations
Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Preface
Introduction
The Project and the Procedure
The Hopi in Oraibi
Autobiography
Twins Twisted into One
Childhood Crises and Early Memories
Learning to Live
Mischief and Discipline
School on the Reservation
School off the Reservation
The Return to Hopiland
The Making of a Man
Clowning and the Bean Ceremony
Magic and Marriage
Subsistence in the Desert
Prosperity and Adversity
Changes in Family Life
New Crises
Life Goes On
Concerning the Analysis of Life Histories
Concerning the Analysis of Life Histories
Appendices
An Example of Situational Analysis
Legends and Myths of the Hopi
Guide to Hopi Kinship and the Identification of Don's Relatives
A Sample of Don's Composition
Index
Illustrations
Etching of Don C. Talayesva
Don and Family
Don C. Talayesva, August 26, 1940
A Chart of Social Status and Restraints on Physical Violence
Don's Clan Affiliations through Connecting Relatives

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