First published book illustrated by a Native American--artist Susette La Flesche Tibbles ("Bright Eyes"). Bright Eyes and her sister Dr.Susanne La Flesche Picotte, the first Native American woman physician, were the daughters of the Chief of the Omaha Indians. The sisters recount tribal history and family stories in this small classic, first issued in honor of the Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition and Indian Congress held in Omaha, Nebraska in 1898.
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No researcher has ever found information about Fannie Reed Giffen. It may be assumed she was a friend of the La Flesche sisters who served as a compiler and editor of material supplied by them.
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Book Description River Junction Press, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 1998. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good+. Tibbles, Susette La Flesche (Bright Eyes) (illustrator). Repint on the centenary of the Exposition. The first book illustrated by a Native American. 2 pages detached; overall, an attractive copy, without marks. 94 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 003572