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Beyond the gully-head they came upon a flat of weak and slender grass; a ridge
of buttes rose up in the near distance. Water trickled in a tiny lost voice over this
plain, but along the bottom edge of the ridge clusters of trees marked the
But he saw only the narrow red stripe that meandered over the yellow plain,
among the dark, dark red patches of pte-grass, around the patches of bald
ground. The people saw Pasu's signal, his puffs of smoke telling that an
impetuous wind ...
GRASSES BLOOMS (Flowers) BERRIES (Fruits) ROOTS (as cures, as food).
shelter tree: red cedar shrub (juniper) small twisted trees: red cedar (juniper or
hillside cedar growing close to the ground) snow-moccasin tree: water ash snow
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
I think this was quite a good book and Hill made a definite effort to make as much of a trip inside the Dakotah language as she could. I came away with an impression that we moderns are definitely ... Read full review
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Rings with authenticity! Very enjoyable. One of my all-time favorites! Be sure to first read the glossary at the end of the book before you start to read the novel. (I didn't and had to re-read the ... Read full review