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Indians of the Plains

by Lowie, Robert Harry

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Great Plains.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert H. Lowie ; preface by Raymond J. DeMallie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.G73 L68 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3781711M
      ISBN 100803279078, 0803228589
      LC Control Number81021813

      Indians of the Plains (Book): Lowie, Robert Harry: First published in , Robert H. Lowie's Indians of the Plains surveys in a lucid and concise fashion the history and culture of the Indian tribes between the Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains. The author visited various tribes from to , observing them carefully, participating in their lifeways, studying their . Plains Indians have long occupied a special place in the American imagination. Both the historical reality of such evocative figures and events as Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Sacajewea, and the Battle of Little Bighorn and the lived reality of Native Americans today are often confused and conflated with popular representations of Indians in movies, paintings, novels, and on .

      Book Description. Plains Societies and Cultures Indians of the Great Plains, written by Daniel J. Gelo of The University of Texas at San Antonio, is a text that emphasizes that Plains societies and cultures are continuing, living entities. Through a topical exploration, it provides a contemporary view of recent scholarship on the classic Horse Culture Period while also .   Best Defense 10 best books about how the Plains Indians adapted their mode of warfare We typically think of the Plains Indian warrior mounted, usually on a painted pinto pony, wearing a breech Author: Thomas E. Ricks.

        Societies of the Plains Indians Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Reprint of v. 11 of Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, published in 13 pts. from to Plains Indian, member of any of the Native American peoples inhabiting the Great Plains of the United States and Canada. This culture area comprises a vast grassland between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains and from present-day provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada through the present-day state of Texas in the United States. The area is drained .


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First published inRobert H. Lowie's Indians of the Plains surveys in a lucid and concise fashion the history and culture of the Indian tribes between the Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains. The author visited various tribes from toobserving them carefully, participating in their lifeways, studying their languages, and listening to their legends and by: No people have stirred the interest and imagination of the civilized world as have the North American Indians of the Great Plains.

For thousands of years before the first European explorers appeared on the grasslands between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, the Indians of this region hunted the big, shaggy buffalo/5(20). First published inRobert H. Lowie's Indians of the Plains surveys in a lucid and concise fashion the history and culture of the Indian tribes between the Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains/5.

Indians of the Plains. Part of an eight-volume series offering young people a view of the ancient Indians of the Plains book of North America, this book describes the lives of the Indians who lived in the Plains.

The lifestyle of these tribes (the Crow, Sioux, Comanche, Pawnee and Cree) was unique in that it only evolved after contact with whites.4/5. The Plains Indians book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fascinating, heavily illustrated study of the life and customs of the P /5. The Plains Indians, by Paul H. Carlson, Texas A&M University Press, College Station,$ hardback, $ paperback. It is the Plains tribes that have come to typify the term Indian, thanks largely to Hollywood’s portrayal of : Historynet Staff.

Indians of the Plains book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A history of the Plains Indians and their relations with White /5. The Plains Indians (Volume 19) (Elma Dill Russell Spencer Series in the West and Southwest).

Indians of the Plains by Lowie, Robert Harry, ; American Museum of Natural History. The Plains Indians lived in the area from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from Canada to Mexico.

The most important tribes were the Sioux, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Crow, Kiowa, and Comanche. The plains area was hotter than degrees in the summer, and could drop to 40 degrees below zero with heavy snows in the winter.

The Cheyennes, Arapahos, Crows, Blackfoot, and Sioux are among the many tribes of the Great Plains of North America. This magnificent volume, filled with Bancroft-Hunt's evocative text and Forman's spectacular photography, presents a vivid image of these remarkable civilizations.

color photographs.5/5(3). This book is great for beginners or as a starting point for learning "The Cheyenne Way." It's a quick read highlighting the main aspects of the tribal life. Divided into four segments, this book covers: Ritual and Tribal Integration, Social Structure, Subsistence and War and World View and the Cheyenne by: Great Plains Indians  is a compelling introduction to Indian life on the Great Plains from thirteen thousand years ago to the present.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and by: 2. For the Plains Indians, the period from tooften referred to as the traditional period, was an evolutionary time.

Horses and firearms, trade goods, shifting migration patterns, disease pandemics, and other events associated with extensive European contact led to a peak of Plains Indian influence and success in the early nineteenth century.

The horse, first introduced by the Spanish of the Southwest, appeared in the Plains about the beginning of the 18th cent.

and revolutionized the life of the Plains Indians. Many Native Americans left their villages and joined the nomads. Mounted and armed with bow and arrow, they ranged the grasslands hunting buffalo.

This book provides a thorough and engaging study of Plains Indian life. It covers both historical and contemporary aspects and contains wide and balanced treatment of the many different tribal groups, including Canadian and southern populations.

Daniel J. Gelo draws on years of ethnographic research. Culture is the way of life of a group of people. It includes livelihood (how they make their living), family life, foods, clothing, religion, entertainment, and other ways of living. Plains Indians are Indians who live on the plains, so all of North Dakota’s Indian tribes would be called “Plains Indians.” Even though each early Plains Indian tribe had its own culture, all of the tribes.

North American Indians of the Plains American museum of natural history. Hand book series no. 1 Volume 1 of Handbook series - American museum of natural history Issue 1 of Handbook series, NY American Museum of Natural History New York: Author: Clark Wissler: Edition: 2: Publisher: American Museum of Natural History, Original from: the Reviews: 1.

Eugene Rachlis, a senior editor of The New York Times Magazine, is the author of Indians of the Plains. Raymond J. DeMallie is a professor of anthropology and director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute at Indiana University. His many publications include The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G.

Neihardt, also available as a Bison Books edition. Get this from a library! Indians of the Plains. [Elaine K Andrews] -- Examines the history, culture, changing fortunes, and current situation of the various Indian peoples of the Great Plains region.Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Indians of the Plains by Rae Bains,Troll Associates edition, in English Indians of the Plains ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: "Lowie's Indians of the Plains remains unsurpassed as a brief, detailed, and suggestive overview of the subject.

It still serves as an excellent introduction to that vast body of information collected or assembled by anthropologists for understanding past cultures of Plains Indian peoples."--Raymond J. DeMallie--Raymond J. DeMallie Read more.