A Dictionary Of The Osage Language

 
9781164510598: A Dictionary Of The Osage Language

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Francis La Flesche, born about 1857, was the son of Estamaza, or "Chief Joseph" La Flesche, himself the son of a French trader and an Omaha mother In a lifetime devoted to the study of his people and their customs, Francis La Flesche achieved great distinction as a scientist and scholar, his most important work being two great series of studies on the Omaha and Osage tribes.
The foreword, written by David A. Baerreis, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, sketches the life and career of Francis La Flesche and gives background information on the Omaha tribe and the teaching in the mission schools of the period.

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