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Andersson, Rani-Henrik
The Lakota ghost dance of 1890 / Rani-Henrik Andersson
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E99.T34 A63 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Ghost dance -- South Dakota
Teton Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Teton Indians -- Government relations
Physical Description xxii, 437 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-421) and index
Contents Wanáǧvi Wachípi k̨i -- The Indian agents and the Lakota Ghost Dance -- "To protect and suppress trouble": the army responds -- Missionary views on the Lakota Ghost Dance -- "In an atmosphere pregnant with mysteries": press coverage of the Ghost Dance -- The U.S. Congress and the Ghost Dance -- Conclusion: toward "a great story" of the Lakota Ghost Dance -- Appendixes: 1. A chronology of events during the Lakota Ghost Dance period -- 2. Phonetic key to the Lakota language -- 3. The Messiah letters -- 4. Kicking Bear's speech, October 9, 1890 -- 5. Short Bull's speech, October 31, 1890

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