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Author Headman, Louis, author.

Title Walks on the ground : a tribal history of the Ponca nation / Louis V. Headman ; foreword by Sean O'Neill
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 517 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Beginnings -- Niobrara -- Trade Agreements, Indian Treaties, and Indian Removal -- Chief Standing Bear -- Indian Territory -- The Selection of Ponca Chiefs -- The Ponca Reservation in Oklahoma -- Ethnography -- The Ponca Give Away -- The Old Ponca Heđúška -- New Hedúškà Dance Paraphernalia -- The Ponca Singers -- Ponca Heđúška Songs -- Family Structure and Kinship System -- Marriage and Property -- Clans of the Ponca -- Ponca Names -- Toys, Games, and Sports -- Arts and Crafts -- The Ponca Native American Church -- The Christian Church in the Ponca Community -- The Spirit World -- The Funeral Rites -- Ancient Ponca Burials and Practices -- Ponca Medicine -- Journey to the School House -- Into The School House -- Warriors of the Ponca -- Political Governance -- Afterword
Summary "Walks on the Ground is a record of Ponca elder Louis V. Headman's personal study of the Southern Ponca people, spanning seven decades"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ponca Indians -- History
HISTORY -- Native American.
Ponca Indians.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Native American Studies.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Neill, Sean, 1969- writer of foreword.
LC no. 2019020043
ISBN 1496212800