The Pawnee originally called Kansas and Nebraska home and consist of four autonomous bands--the Chaui, Pitahawirata, Kitkahahki, and Skiri. They are well known for serving as scouts for the U.S. army in helping to track down their longtime enemies, the Cheyenne and Sioux, during the Indian wars of the 1870s-80s--a role that was portrayed in the 1990 movie Dances with Wolves.
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- Hardback | 120 pages
- 171.45 x 234.95 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
- 15 Sep 2005
- Chelsea House Publishers
- Broomall, United States
"These revisions...are among the best available. All three volumes open with a wonderful foreword by Menominee activist and writer Ada E. Deer in which she gives a glimpse of the Native perspective in today's society...allows readers to glean what life was and is like for Native peoples of North America..."