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The fighting Cheyennes.

Author: George Bird Grinnell
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1956, ©1915]
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 44.
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Grinnell lived among the Cheyenne in the latter part of the 19th century. He was a deeply sympathetic observer of Indian life & culture. In this volume Grinnell gathered both Cheyenne & White accounts of the many battles between the two. He carefully explored Cheyenne culture & the way the Cheyenne to the threats on an alien society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Bird Grinnell
ISBN: 0806103477 9780806103471
OCLC Number: 419857
Description: xvii, 453 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Cheyennes --
The ways of Warriors --
A Crow battle --
Wars with the Kiowas and Comanches --
The battle on Wolf Creek, 1838 --
The peace with the Kiowas, 1840 --
Wars with the Pawnees --
When the Potawatomis helped the Kit ka hah ki, 1853 --
Before wars broke out --
The Sumner campaign, 1857 --
Gold in Colorado, 1858-1863 --
Harrying the Indians, 1864 --
Before Sand Creek, 1864 --
The Sand Creek massacre, 1864 --
Raiding along the Platte, 1865 --
The Powder River Expedition, 1865 --
Platte Bridge fight, 1865 --
Fort Phil Kearny, 1866 --
Hancock Campaign, 1867 --
Medicine Lodge treaty, 1867 --
Beecher Island fight, 1868-The Carpenter fight --
The battle of the Washita, 1868 --
Battle of Summit Springs, 1869 --
Fight at Adobe Walls, 1874 --
Crook's fight on the Rosebud, 1876 --
The Custer battle, 1876 --
Capture of Dull Knife's village, 1876 --
Surrender of Two Moon's band and Lame Deer fight, 1877 --
Little Wolf and Dull Knife, 1876-1879 --
The Fort Robinson outbreak, 1879 --
Scouting for the Soldiers, 1878-1890.
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 44.

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Grinnell lived among the Cheyenne in the latter part of the 19th century. He was a deeply sympathetic observer of Indian life & culture. In this volume Grinnell gathered both Cheyenne & White accounts of the many battles between the two. He carefully explored Cheyenne culture & the way the Cheyenne to the threats on an alien society.

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