The Omaha Tribe
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The Omaha Tribe


  • Author : Alice Cunningham Fletcher
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 0803268769


The Omaha Tribe Book Description :

The Omaha Tribe is considered by some anthropologists to be the most important and comprehensive study ever written about a Native American tribe. First published in 1911 as a report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, this classic treatise is based on twenty-nine years of study and observation in the field. "Nothing has been borrowed from other observers," Alice C. Fletcher asserts. "Only original material gathered directly from the native people has been used, and the writer has striven to make so far as possible the Omaha his own interpreter." Volume I is devoted to tribal origins and early history, beliefs about the environment, rites pertaining to the individual, tribal organization and government, the sacred pole, and the quest for food. Volum...

Women Elders  Life Stories of the Omaha Tribe

Women Elders Life Stories of the Omaha Tribe


  • Author : Wynne L. Summers
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780803228115


Women Elders Life Stories of the Omaha Tribe Book Description :

Eleanor Baxter, Alice Saunsoci, and Hawate (Wenona Caramony) are female elders of the Omaha Tribe in Macy, in the northeast corner of Nebraska. All three grew up on the Omaha reservation, moved away in later life, and held careers outside the reservation. Yet all returned to their community, bringing the skills they learned in the "white world" and the knowledge they gained as children from their own elders to contribute to the well-being of the Omaha people....

Betraying the Omaha Nation  1790 1916

Betraying the Omaha Nation 1790 1916


  • Author : Judith A. Boughter
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 0806130911


Betraying the Omaha Nation 1790 1916 Book Description :

Traces the history of the Omaha Indians from 1790, through the years under Chief Black Bird, to their confinement to a reservation in the 1850s and the loss of most of their land in 1916...

The Omaha Tribe   Scholar s Choice Edition

The Omaha Tribe Scholar s Choice Edition


  • Author : Francis La Flesche
  • Publisher : Scholar's Choice
  • Release Date : 2015-02-13
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  • ISBN 10 : 1295996634


The Omaha Tribe Scholar s Choice Edition Book Description :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missin...