Cheyenne Indians

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U of Nebraska Press, 1923 - Cheyenne Indians - 358 pages
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I am in the 5th grade and am doing a project on the Cheyenne tribe. This is worth a big chunk of my grade so I was kind of nervous but this book helped a lot because it has a lot of information and all of the things that I was missing in my report. Thank you!

Contents

War and Its Ways
1
Warrior Societies
48
Religious Beliefs
87
Disease Healing Death
126
Useful Plants
166
Ceremonial
192
Medicine Lodge
211
Massaum Ceremony
285
The Culture Heroes
337
Appendix A
382
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Page 7 - Indeed, it is evident that once warfare has become habitual in a community, it will soon react upon the social values in that community. For instance, ' The motives which led the Cheyennes to go to war were ... a desire for glory, a wish to add to their possessions, or eagerness for revenge, but the chief motive was love of fighting, which was instilled into them from early youth. From their earliest days boys were taught to long for the approbation of their elders, and this approbation was most...

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