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    DescriptionAt the heart of this landmark collection of essays rests a single question: What impact, good or bad, immediate or long-range, did Lewis and Clark's journey have on the Indians whose homelands they traversed? The nine writers in this volume each provide their own unique answers; from Pulitzer prize-winner N. Scott Momaday, who offers a haunting essay evoking the voices of the past; to Debra Magpie Earling's illumination of her ancestral family, their survival, and the magic they use to this day; to Mark N. Trahant's attempt to trace his own blood back to Clark himself; and Roberta Conner's comparisons of the explorer's journals with the accounts of the expedition passed down to her. Incisive and compelling, these essays shed new light on our understanding of this landmark journey into the American West.


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    Title
    Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes
    Subtitle
    Nine Indian Writers on the Legacy of the Expedition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jr. Alvin M Josephy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 205 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 213 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781400077496
    ISBN 10: 1400077494
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    LC classification: F592.4 2007
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Vintage Books
    Imprint name
    Vintage Books
    Publication date
    12 June 2007
    Author Information
    Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., a leading historian of the American West, was the author of many award-winning books, including "The Patriot Chiefs," "The Indian Heritage of America," "Now That the Buffalo's Gone," "The Civil War in the American West," "500 Nations," and "A Walk Toward Oregon." He was a vice president and editor of "American Heritage" magazine, the founding chairman of the board of trustees of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, and president of the Western History Association. Josephy died in the fall of 2005, shortly after completing this book.
    Review quote
    "A remarkable book...gives both the event and the era a fresh perspective." --"The St. Louis Post-Dispatch" "Every story has two sides, and until now, the Indian point of view has scarcely been heard." --"San Francisco Chronicle" "[A] compulsively readable book...should be required reading for all Americans." --"Santa Cruz Sentinel"
    Table of contents
    Author's Note Map Introduction PART ONE Frenchmen, Bears, and Sandbars by Vine Deloria, Jr. What We See by Debra Magpie Earling Who's Your Daddy? by Mark D. Trahant Merriwether and Billy and the Indian Business by Bill Yellowtail Our People Have Always Been Here by Roberta Conner PART TWO Mandan and Hidatsa of the Upper Missouri by Gerard A. Baker We Ya Oo Yet Soyapo by Allen V. Pinkham, Sr. The Ceremony at Ne-Ah-Coxie by Roberta and Richard Basch The Voices of Encounter by N. Scott Momaday From the Hardcover edition.