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Author: Ella Cara Deloria
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : New edView all editions and formats
The daily rituals of the Yankton Sioux in the Dakotas during the 19th century reveal their traditional values.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ella Cara Deloria
ISBN: 9780803219045 0803219040
OCLC Number: 268789813
Description: xxxvi, 251 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Ella Cara Deloria ; biographical sketch of the author by Agnes Picotte ; afterword by Raymond J. DeMallie ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Susan Gardner.


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"[Deloria's] novel is a distinguished work of literature at the same time that it is an important exercise in historical reconstruction, based on her wide and deep study of Dakota texts."--World Read more...

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