Dakota Texts

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Ella Cara Deloria
University of Nebraska Press, 1932 - Literary Criticism - 279 pages
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Ella Deloria (1889–1971), one of the first Native students of linguistics and ethnography in the United States, grew up on the Standing Rock Reservation on the northern Great Plains and was trained by Franz Boas at Columbia University. Dakota Texts presents a rich array of Sioux mythology and folklore in its original language and in translation. Originally published in 1932 by the American Ethnological Society, this work is a landmark contribution to the study of the Sioux tribes.
Ella Deloria's other writings include a collaboration with Franz Boas,Dakota Grammar, as well asSpeaking of IndiansandWaterlily(both available in Bison Books editions). Raymond J. DeMallie is a professor of anthropology at Indiana University and the editor ofThe Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt(Nebraska 1984).

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Contents

Drtomi conquers Iya the eater
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2 Drtomi takes his motherinlaw on the warpath
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Drtomi manies his daughter
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Ella Deloria's other writings include a collaboration with Franz Boas, Dakota Grammar, as well as Speaking of Indians and Waterlily (both available in Bison Books editions). Raymond J. DeMallie is a professor of anthropology at Indiana University and the editor of The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt (Nebraska 1984).

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