The Pawnee Nation

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ISBN: 0810849909
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 305
Author: Judith A. Boughter
Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Download and read online The Pawnee Nation in PDF and EPUB The Pawnees have appeared in many historical documents, from early Spanish accounts and journals of American explorers and adventurers to fascinating accounts of daily life by Quaker agents and Presbyterian missionaries during the nineteenth century. In recent years, Pawnee activists have taken the lead in the repatriation struggle and have fought for respectful burials of their ancestors' remains. This is the first comprehensive bibliography of the Pawnees, examining a wide spectrum of books and journals on Pawnee history, culture, and ethnology. Chapters are devoted to topics such as: Pawnee archaeology and anthropology, Myths and legends, Social organization, Material culture, Music and dance, Religion, Education, Repatriation. Entries are thoroughly annotated and evaluated, making this up-to-date research tool essential for historians, ethnologists, and other Pawnee researchers.

The Pawnee Nation

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ISBN: 073680501X
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Number of pages: 24
Author: Anna Lee Walters
Publisher: Capstone

Download and read online The Pawnee Nation in PDF and EPUB Provides an overview of the past and present lives of the Pawnee Native Americans including their history, food and clothing, homes and family life, religion, music, and government.

The Pawnee

Filename: the-pawnee.pdf
ISBN: 0736821813
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Number of pages: 48
Author: Karen Bush Gibson
Publisher: Capstone

Download and read online The Pawnee in PDF and EPUB Provides an overview of the past and present Pawnee people. Tracing their customs, family life, history, and culture as well as relations with the U.S. government.

The Pawnee

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ISBN: 9781438103761
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Number of pages: 105
Author: Theresa Jensen Lacey
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online The Pawnee in PDF and EPUB The Pawnee originally called Kansas and Nebraska home and consist of four autonomous bands - the Chaui, Pitahawirata, Kitkahahki, and Skiri. They are well known for serving as scouts for the U.S. army in helping to track down their longtime enemies, the Cheyenne and Sioux, during the Indian wars of the 1870s-80s - a role that was portrayed in the 1990 movie Dances with Wolves.

Beaver the Pawnee Indian

Filename: beaver-the-pawnee-indian.pdf
ISBN: PRNC:32101058504851
Release Date: 1918
Number of pages: 98
Author: Stephen Melvil Barrett

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House Documents

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ISBN: BSB:BSB11037402
Release Date: 1866
Number of pages:

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British and Foreign State Papers

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ISBN: UOM:39015035798399
Release Date: 1852
Number of pages:
Author: Great Britain. Foreign Office

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End Of Pawnee Starlight

Filename: end-of-pawnee-starlight.pdf
ISBN: 1462831184
Release Date: 2009-08-05
Number of pages: 244
Author: Shawn J. Farritor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Download and read online End Of Pawnee Starlight in PDF and EPUB The Battle of Massacre Canyon occurred in an indistinguishable valley in southwestern Nebraska on August 5, 1873. Fought between a Pawnee hunting expedition and a Sioux war party, the destruction of the Pawnee shocked the nation as a whole and inspired fear and speculation within the young state of a bloody plains war. As the last great confrontation between American Indian tribes on the North American continent the battle was a harbinger of the removal of both tribes from their beloved Nebraska homelands by the end of the decade. In Shawn J Farritor’s first novel, End of Pawnee Starlight, memorable characters are drawn from the chapters of Nebraska history to create a stirring account of the final years of the Pawnee Nation within the state. The well-meaning but inexperienced trail agent, John Williamson, finds himself engulfed by the deadly responsibility of escorting the Pawnee on their doomed final hunt as he attempts to charm a proud Pawnee girl. The dignified Great Pawnee Chief, Petalasharo, struggles to keep his people on the lands of their ancestors. The formidable warrior Sky Chief leads his people into disaster on their summer buffalo hunt. The hardened arm scout, Frank North, and his more reflective younger brother, Luther North, assist the Pawnee in their terrible warfare with the powerful Sioux. In the end, neither tribe won the Battle of Massacre Canyon. The Pawnee and Sioux were fighting over access to hunting grounds that the American government had recently, and unilaterally, determined were not theirs to claim.

The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game

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ISBN: 0803279655
Release Date: 1933
Number of pages: 340
Author: Alexander Lesser
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Download and read online The Pawnee Ghost Dance Hand Game in PDF and EPUB The Ghost Dance religion that swept through the Plains Indian tribes in the early 1890s was embraced wholeheartedly by the Pawnees. It was a message of hope to a people devastated by the attacks of enemy tribes, the encroachment of white settlers, and the outbreak of epidemics. For the Pawnees, who were looking to the U.S. government and trying unsuccessfully to farm their land, the Ghost Dance movement promised salvation: a restoration of the Indian dead, the buffalo, and the old times. Alexander Lesser shows how the Ghost Dance brought about a partial revival of traditional Pawnee culture and its dances and songs. The ancient guessing hand game, remembered best by a tribe starved for the joy of play, became an important part of the Ghost Dance ritual. What had been a gambling game, a representation of warfare played by men, was transformed into a sacred game played by both sexes as an expression of faith or ?good fortune.? Lesser surveys the history of the Pawnee Indians and their relations with the federal government and describes in detail the Ghost Dance hand games that ?were the chief intellectual product of Pawnee culture? from the onset of the messianic movement to the original publication of this book in 1933. Citing such authorities as James Mooney and Stewart Culin, Lesser produced an enduring classic, now introduced by Alice Beck Kehoe, a professor of anthropology at Marquette University and the author of The Ghost Dance: Ethnohistory and Revitalization.

The Pawnee War

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ISBN: 9781483695877
Release Date: 2013-09-20
Number of pages: 281
Author: Shawn J. Farritor
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Download and read online The Pawnee War in PDF and EPUB The Pawnee War was a series of skirmishes and confrontations between white settlers, Nebraska Organized Militia, and a detachment of U.S. Army dragoons in the early summer of 1859. The Nebraska Militia’s march up the Elkhorn River Valley and parlay with the Pawnee on a windswept hill near the present site of Battle Creek, Nebraska, was unique in the history of the American West. It was the only time a territorial governor led armed forces into direct military confrontation with a Native American tribe. Nebraska Territorial Governor Samuel Black took this dubious honor and he remains the only Nebraska governor to command military forces on the field of battle.