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Lakota Society
By James R. Walker

Lakota Society

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Lakota Society by James R. Walker

Book Description

As agency physician on the Pine Ridge Reservation from 1896 to 1914, Dr. James R. Walker recorded a wealth of information on the traditional lifeways of the Oglala Sioux. Lakota Society presents the primary accounts of Walker's informants and his syntheses dealing with the organization of camps and bands, kinship systems, beliefs, ceremonies, hunting, warfare, and methods of measuring time.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803297371
ISBN-10: 0803297378
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 243
Imprint: University of Nebraska Press
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1982
Country of Publication: United States

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Lakota Myth by James R. Walker Lakota Myth, Paperback (April 2006)

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Author Biography - James R. Walker

Raymond J. DeMallie is a professor of anthropology and director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute at Indiana University. Other volumes of James R. Walker's Lakota documents also available as Bison Books are Lakota Belief and Ritual, edited by Raymond J. DeMallie and Elaine A. Jahner, and Lakota Myth, edited by Elaine A. Jahner.

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