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prairie people continuity and change in Potawatomi Indian culture, 1665-1965 by James A. Clifton

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Published by Regents Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Potawatomi Indians -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames A. Clifton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.P8 C55
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 529 p. :
Number of Pages529
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4905008M
ISBN 100700601554
LC Control Number76051774

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If your ancestry flows through the lineage of the Prairie People, you would do well to brave the academic voice of this book and focus on the important message. What I felt at a gut level since childhood was clearly affirmed in this book. Because of Rod Janzen's work, I have come to embrace the courage of my forefathers and am profoundly Cited by: 4. The Prairie People: Continuity and Change in Potawatomi Indian Culture, In addition to reprinting the full text of Clifton's extraordinary ethnohistory, this expanded edition features a new essay offering a narrative of his continuing professional and personal encounters, since , with this enduring native community/5(5). Prairie People is an absorbing combination of stories, anecdotes, and touches of history told in the voices of ordinary people and linked by the author’s own narrative and memories. It explores the characteristics that define these people to themselves and to the rest of Canada.5/5(1). Prairie People is an absorbing combination of stories, anecdotes, and touches of history told in the voices of ordinary people and linked by the author’s own narrative and memories. It explores the characteristics that define these people to themselves and to the rest of Canada.

“A tour de force A significant feature of this absorbing account of the prairie band is that Clifton has virtually written a history of the clashes between French, British, and American interests for control of lands and furs in the northern by: “A tour de force A significant feature of this absorbing account of the prairie band is that Clifton has virtually written a history of the clashes between French, British, and American interests for control of lands and furs in the northern woodlands. Additionally, as we follow the various migrations of the prairie Potawatomi. 'The book is delightful for its presentation of a people whose honest expressions are recorded in all the freshness of their unpolluted, unrefined state. Reading them, one can smell the Buffalo grass and the wood fires, feel the heavy morning dew on the prairie' - "Western American Literature".Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Continues Prairie vistas. Includes newspaper and magazine articles written by .

End of a Silence: Full Moon Over Fox Prairie (Hardback or Cased Book) $ $ Free shippingSeller Rating: % positive. The Prairie People Continuity and Change in Potawatomi Indian Culture, (Book): Clifton, James A.: Second revised edition of a study of the history and social evolution of the Potawatomi Indians between and It discusses intertribal politics, the religious revitalizations of the thirty years following the American Revolution and the dynamics of . The Little House on the Prairie books series is a children’s literature classic that’s not only entertaining, but provides a unique snapshot of life in the Midwestern United States at a time when that area was rapidly changing. Though the book series and.   Last Christmas I bought my daughter the box set of the first five Little House books. We started reading the books aloud sometime in February, and just finished the fifth book last week. It’s been fun reliving this part of my literary childhood with her, and interesting to read these books again as an adult more than 20 years : Maria Burel.