Zuņi: selected writings of Frank Hamilton Cushing

Front Cover
University of Nebraska Press, 1979 - History - 440 pages
0 Reviews
Frank Hamilton Cushing's stay at Zuņi pueblo from 1879 to 1884 made him the first professional anthropologist actually to live with his subjects. Learning the language and winning acceptance as a member not only of the tribe but of the tribal council and the Bow Priesthood, he was the original participant observer and the only man in history to hold the double title of "1st War Chief of Zuņi, U. S. Ass't Ethnologist." A pioneer in southwestern ethnology, he combined the discipline of science with a remarkable imaginative capacity for identifying with Indian modes of thought and perception—and corresponding gifts of expression.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Map of Zuni Country
36
Introduction
37
Cushing in Washington 1879
40
Copyright

76 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1979)

A professor of English at Chicago State University, Jesse Green has also edited Cushing at Zuņi, The Correspondence and Journals of Frank Hamilton Cushing, 1879-1884.

Bibliographic information