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The autobiography of a Winnebago Indian

Author: Sam Blowsnake; Paul Radin
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally taken down in the field, in Winnebago, from the dictation of the Indian known as S.B., it relates S.B.'s life as he looked back upon it: with the emphases, interpretations, and values that he considered important. Dr. Radin, without altering the text, translated it into English and annotated it extensively to explain features of Winnebago culture and outlook that might not be obvious to the reader.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blowsnake, Sam.
Autobiography of a Winnebago Indian.
New York, Dover Publications [1963]
(OCoLC)610455273
Named Person: Sam Blowsnake; Sam Blowsnake
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Blowsnake; Paul Radin
ISBN: 0486200965 9780486200965
OCLC Number: 192803
Notes: "The writer is referred to throughout the notes as S.B." Cf. Introduction.
"Unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published ... in the University of California publications in American archaeology and ethnology, volume 16, no. 7, April 15, 1920"--Title page verso.
Description: 91 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: [edited and translated] by Paul Radin.

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Originally taken down in the field, in Winnebago, from the dictation of the Indian known as S.B., it relates S.B.'s life as he looked back upon it: with the emphases, interpretations, and values that he considered important. Dr. Radin, without altering the text, translated it into English and annotated it extensively to explain features of Winnebago culture and outlook that might not be obvious to the reader.

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