Children of the Tipi. Life in the Buffalo Days by Michael Oren Fitzgerald

By Michael Oren Fitzgerald

What was once it wish to develop up on this planet of the pre-reservation Plains Indians ahead of the arriving of the white settlers? ahead of our smooth period of tv, games, and pcs how did American Indian young ones stay, study, and play? during this fantastically illustrated publication, award-winning writer, Michael Oren Fitzgerald, combines wonderful pictures and easy quotations by way of Indian chiefs and elders to provide an explanation for to state-of-the-art formative years what existence might were like growing to be up at the American plains.
Children of the Tipi includes sections on girls and boys at play, camp existence, and the $64000 function of folks and grandparents. It good points historic sepia images of youngsters at paintings and play, in addition to specific colour images in their toys, instruments, and daily objects.

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The Great Spirit made them all for the use of His children. —Tecumseh (Shooting Star), Shawnee 36 Civilized people depend too much on man-made printed pages. I turn to the Great Spirit’s book, which is the whole of His creation. You can read a big part of that book if you study nature. Take all your books, lay them out under the sun and let the snow, the rain, and insects work on them. There will be nothing left. But the Great Spirit provided you and me with an opportunity for study in nature’s university.

Brave Buffalo, Lakota riding whip 31 LivinG In naTure We should understand that all things are the work of the Great Spirit. He is within all things: the trees, the rivers, the mountains, and all the animals. He is also above all these things and peoples. When we understand all this deeply in our hearts, then we will fear, and love, and know the Great Spirit. Then we will act and live as He intends. —Black Elk, Oglala Lakota Look at the sun, the moon, and the stars in the sky. Look at the changing seasons.

Chief Joseph, Nez Perce 34 Chief Joseph, Nez Perce All the Indians pray to God for life. We try to find out a good road, and do nothing wrong in this life. This is what we want. You should say nothing against our religion. We say nothing against yours. You pray to God. So do all of us Indians. We both pray to only one God, who made us all. —Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Lakota Sitting Bull, Lakota tomahawk knife sheath Chief Medicine Crow, Absaroke 35 The Olden Days have Vanished... coup stick Sell a country!

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