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Ishi in three centuries

Author: Karl Kroeber; Clifton B Kroeber
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together a range of insightful and unsettling perspectives and the research to personalize our understanding of one of the famous Native Americans of the modern era - Ishi, the last Yahi. This  Read more...

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Ishi in three centuries.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2003
(OCoLC)606955855
Named Person: Ishi; A L Kroeber
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Kroeber; Clifton B Kroeber
ISBN: 0803227574 9780803227576
OCLC Number: 50669977
Description: xx, 416 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A personal remembrance of Ishi / Fred H. Zumwalt, Jr. --
Ishi's two bodies : anthropology and popular culture / Rachel Adams --
When the demons come : (retro)spectacle among the savages / Jace Weaver --
Kroeber, Pope, and Ishi / Grace Wilson Buzaljko --
Repatriating the remains of Ishi : Smithsonian Institution report and recommendation / Stuart Speaker --
Assuming responsibility for Ishi / Stanley H. Brandes --
Assuming responsibility for Ishi : an alternative interpretation / George M. Foster --
Ishi's brain, Ishi's ashes : reflections on anthropology and genocide / Nancy Scheper-Hughes --The humanity of Ishi / Karl Kroeber --
Ishi and the university / Karen Biestman --
The stone tool technology of Ishi and the Yana / M. Steven Shackley --
Ishi's Spanish words / Orin Starn --
Ishi's language / Victor Golla --
Yahi culture in the wax museum : Ishi's sound recordings / Ira Jacknis --
When the world was new : Ishi's stories / Jean Perry --
The story of Lizard ; The days of a life : what Ishi's stories can tell us about Ishi / Hubert Luthin and Leanne Hinton --
The power of names / Justice Gary Strankman --
Mister Ishi : analogies of exile, deliverance, and liberty / Gerald Vizenor --
Native sovereignty and the tricky mirror : Gerald Vizenor's "Ishi and the wood ducks" / Louis Owens --
The healer : Maidu artist Frank Day's vision of Ishi / Rebecca J. Dobkins --
What wild Indian? / Frank Tuttle.
Responsibility: edited by Karl Kroeber and Clifton Kroeber.
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