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Author Friesen, Steve, 1953- author

Title Lakota performers in Europe : their culture and the artifacts they left behind / Steve Friesen, with Fran├žois Chladiuk ; letter to the authors from Walter Littlemoon
Edition First edition
Published Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2017]
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Series William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West
William F. Cody series on the history and culture of the American West
Contents Prologue -- Rise of the Wild West Shows -- Oskate wicasa: one who performs -- Extermination or civilization: the reformers -- The Lakotas in Europe, 1902-1914 -- Delegations and circus acts, 1918-1934 -- Exposition universelle et internationale de Bruxelles: the performers -- Exposition universelle et internationale de Bruxelles: the costumes -- Exposition universelle et internationale de Bruxelles: the visitors -- Back to the reservation -- Like a time capsule -- The time capsule opened -- Epilogue
Summary Friesen portrays a time when American Indians--who would not long after return to Europe as allies and liberators in military garb--appeared on the international stage as ambassadors of the American West. ""I Am Not a Savage"" offers a complex view of a vibrant culture practiced and preserved against tremendous odds
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Exposition universelle et internationale (1935 : Brussels, Belgium)
Exposition universelle et internationale.
Indians of North America -- Material culture -- Catalogs
Lakota Indians -- Biography
Lakota Indians -- Material culture -- Catalogs
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Indians of North America -- Material culture.
Lakota Indians.
Genre/Form Biography.
Catalogs.
Form Electronic book
Author Chladiuk, Fran├žois, author
ISBN 0806158271 (electronic bk.)
9780806158273 (electronic bk.)