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Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes Nine Indian Writers on the Legacy of the Expedition

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ISBN-10: 1400077494

ISBN-13: 9781400077496

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alvin M. Josephy, Alvin M. Josephy

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At the heart of this landmark collection of essays rests a single question: What impact, good or bad, immediate or long-range, did Lewis and Clark7;s journey have on the Indians whose homelands they traversed? The nine writers in this volume each provide their own unique answers; from Pulitzer prize-winner N. Scott Momaday, who offers a haunting essay evoking the voices of the past; to Debra Magpie Earling7;s illumination of her ancestral family, their survival, and the magic they use to this day; to Mark N. Trahant7;s attempt to trace his own blood back to Clark himself; and Roberta Conner7;s comparisons of the explorer7;s journals with the accounts of the expedition passed down to her.…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Author's Note
Map
Introduction
Frenchmen, Bears, and Sandbars
What We See by Debra Magpie Earling Who's Your Daddy?
Merriwether and Billy and the Indian Business
Our People Have Always Been Here
Mandan and Hidatsa of the Upper Missouri
We Ya Oo Yet Soyapo
The Ceremony at Ne-Ah-Coxie
The Voices of Encounter
Momaday From the Hardcover edition