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Two Toms

Author : Thomas H. Johnson
ISBN : 9781607819868
Genre : History
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Presented as an engaging narrative, "Two Toms "reveals details about the Shoshone culture and it chronicles the story of the friendship between a Tom Johnson, a young anthropologist, and Tom Wesaw, an 83-year-old Shoshone doctor and religious leader on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
Category: History

Regional Cultures And Mortality In America

Author : Stephen J. Kunitz
ISBN : 9781107079632
Genre : Social Science
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Examines how state government policies and their historic beginnings have present-day effects on their residents' political lives and on population health, especially for marginalized groups.
Category: Social Science


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ISBN : WISC:89114717812
Genre : Frontier and pioneer life
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Category: Frontier and pioneer life

God S Red Son

Author : Louis S. Warren
ISBN : 9780465098682
Genre : History
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In 1890, on Indian reservations across the West, followers of a new religion danced in circles until they collapsed into trances. In an attempt to suppress this new faith, the US Army killed over two hundred Lakota Sioux at Wounded Knee Creek. Louis Warren's God's Red Son offers a startling new view of the religion known as the Ghost Dance, from its origins in the visions of a Northern Paiute named Wovoka to the tragedy in South Dakota. To this day, the Ghost Dance remains widely mischaracterized as a primitive and failed effort by Indian militants to resist American conquest and return to traditional ways. In fact, followers of the Ghost Dance sought to thrive in modern America by working for wages, farming the land, and educating their children, tenets that helped the religion endure for decades after Wounded Knee. God's Red Son powerfully reveals how Ghost Dance teachings helped Indians retain their identity and reshape the modern world.
Category: History

National Union Catalog

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ISBN : UIUC:30112024896505
Genre : Catalogs, Union
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Includes entries for maps and atlases.
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Author : Richard S. Wheeler
ISBN : 081256586X
Genre : Fiction
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As Barnaby Skye, a seaman-deserter from the Royal Navy, Rocky Mountain trapper, and frontiersman, and his wife Victoria journey to St. Louis so that Barnaby can apply for a job as a post trader, the couple encounter danger in the form of Creole fur brigade leader Alexandre Bonfils, a deadly rival who also wants the post trader position and will do anything to get it. Reprint.
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ISBN : IND:30000117902654
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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Category: New York (N.Y.)