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Ishi in two worlds : a biography of the last wild Indian in North America

Author: Theodora Kroeber; Karl Kroeber
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology ... Ishi stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and with terror of the white murderers of his family, he was found in the corral of a slaughterhouse near Oroville, California. Finally identified as an Indian by an anthropologist,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ishi; Ishi
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Theodora Kroeber; Karl Kroeber
OCLC Number: 57570076
Notes: Originally published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002], ©1989.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Ishi the Yahi: Outside the slaughter house; Copper-colored people on a golden land; A living people; A dying people; Episodes in extermination; The long concealment; The Yahi disappear --
Mister Ishi: Outside the jail; Ishi's new world; Life in a museum; The craftsman; The brightest year; Death in a museum.
Responsibility: by Theodora Kroeber ; with a new forward by Karl Kroeber.

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The life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology ... Ishi stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and with terror of the white murderers of his family, he was found in the corral of a slaughterhouse near Oroville, California. Finally identified as an Indian by an anthropologist, Ishi was brought to San Francisco by Professor T. T. Waterman and lived there the rest of his life ...-http://www.ucpress.edu.

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