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Author Kreis, Karl Markus.

Title Lakotas, black robes, and holy women : German reports from the Indian missions in South Dakota, 1886-1900 / edited by Karl Markus Kreis ; translated by Corinna Dally-Starna ; introduction by Raymond A. Bucko
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 303 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents pt. 1. About the history of the Catholic missions among the Sioux -- pt. 2. German reports from the missions
Summary German missionaries played an important role in the early years of the St Francis mission on the Rosebud Reservation, and the Holy Rosary mission on the Pine Ridge Reservation, both in South Dakota. This work presents a collection of eyewitness accounts by German Catholic missionaries among the Lakotas in the late nineteenth century
Notes Translated from the German
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-297) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Translated from the German
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Subject Jesuits -- Missions -- South Dakota -- History -- Sources.
Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity -- Missions -- South Dakota -- History -- Sources.
Dakota Indians -- History -- Sources.
Dakota Indians -- Missions.
South Dakota -- History -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803256485 (electronic bk.)
9780803256484 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paper ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paper ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Rothäute, Schwarzröcke und heilige Frauen. English