Vivid photographs and detailed descriptions of weapons, clothing, and hunting tools reveal the central events and myths around which Native American men shaped their lives. These important objects recount the intertribal warfare, adolescent rites of passage, hunting and equestrian prowess, and survival skills of Native Americans in the American West. In addition to an introduction, bibliography, and index, the book recounts a war party legend, two stories involving the famous battles at Wounded Knee and Little Bighorn, and an excerpt from Black Elk Speaks. A haunting evocation of the warrior spirit, Becoming Brave will captivate and inform anyone with an interest in anthropology, early American history, or indigenous culture.
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Vividly photographed artifacts, authentic writings, and myths of diverse native American cultures evocatively recreate the life of the native American man in all its aspects, including warfare, hunting, and rites of passage.About the Author:
Laine Thom of the Shoshoni Tribe is the assistant curator, respectively, for the David T. Vernon-Rockefeller Collection at Colter Bay Indian Arts Museum in Grand Teton National Park Wyoming.
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Book Description Chronicle Books, U.S.A., 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. NEW. No Dj. Bookseller Inventory # 16AUGILION0401
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0811802191
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0811802191
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-164-19-5231805