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Blackfoot Lodge Tales The Story of a Prairie People

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ISBN-10: 0803271093

ISBN-13: 9780803271098

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: George Bird Grinnell, Thedis Berthelson Crowe, George Grinnell

List price: $19.95
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This collection of powerful stories reveals the complex and wondrous world of the Blackfoot nation in the nineteenth century. The thirty tales transcribed by George Bird Grinnell provide an intimate look into Blackfoot culture and philosophy and remind us of tribal values to be upheld and taught. Classic tales of adventure speak of deeds accomplished, and cultural heroes roam across an arresting Native landscape of legend and history. Ancient stories, captured in oral tradition, cast the shadow of the Blackfoot people far into the past and provide foundation and meaning for their lives in the present. The final section of this book is an insightful overview of the history and culture of the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 10/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 5.30" wide x 7.90" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
Note
Indians and their Stories
The Peace with the Snakes
The Lost Woman
Adventures of Bull Turns Round
Kutoyis
The Bad Wife
The Lost Children
Mik-a'pi - Red Old Man
Heavy Collar and the Ghost Woman
The Wolf Man
The Fast Runners
Two War Trails
Scarface
Origin of the I-kun-uh'-kah-tsi
Origin of the Medicine Pipe
The Beaver Medicine
The Buffalo Rock
Origin of the Worm Pipe
The Ghosts' Buffalo
The Blackfoot Genesis
The Dog and the Stick
The Bears
The Wonderful Bird
The Race
The Bad Weapons
The Elk
Old Man Doctors
The Rock
The Theft from the Sun
The Fox
Old Man and the Lynx
The Past and the Present
Daily Life and Customs
How the Blackfoot Lived
Social Organization
Hunting
The Blackfoot in War
Religion
Medicine Pipes and Healing
The Blackfoot of To-day