The people and culture of the Cheyenne
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The people and culture of the Cheyenne by Cassie M. Lawton

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Published by Cavendish Square in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Cheyenne Indians,
  • History

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Once one of the most well-known and feared tribes in the western United States, the Cheyenne have endured many difficulties since the arrival of settlers in the 1800s. This book discusses the Cheyenne s intricate history, the tradition of their fierce Dog Soldiers, their prosperous and peace-seeking leaders, the hardships they faced as their lands were gradually taken from them and their tribes relocated throughout the United States, and how the Cheyenne have upheld their traditions while adapting to an ever-changing society. Bibliography, Biographies, Black-and-White Photographs, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Illustrations, Recipes.

Edition Notes

StatementCassie M. Lawton, Raymond Bial
ContributionsBial, Raymond, author
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26940046M
ISBN 101502618885
ISBN 109781502618887

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