Indian Boyhood: & the Soul of the Indian, an Interpretation (Paperback)
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Indian Boyhood By Charles A. Eastman In 1902, Eastman published a memoir, Indian Boyhood, recounting his first fifteen years of life among the Dakota Sioux during the nineteenth century. In the following two decades, he wrote 10 more books, most concerned with his Native American culture. The most popular of those is also contained in this book: "The Soul of the Indian, An Interpretation 1911.
About the Author
About The Author Minnesota-born author Dr. Charles Eastman (1848-1939), also named "Ohiyesa," helped found the Boy Scouts of America. He is considered the first Native American to write American history from the Native point of view. He was a physician and authority on Sioux history and American Indian affairs. He founded 32 Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). Books By The Same Author: Red Hunters and Animal People, legends, 1904. The Madness of Bald Eagle, legend; 1905. Old Indian Days, legends, 1907. Wigwam Evenings: Sioux Folk Tales Retold (co-author with his wife Ellen Goodale Eastman), legends;, 1909. Smoky Day's Wigwam Evenings (co-written with Ellen Goodale Eastman), 1910 The Soul of the Indian: An Interpretation, 1911. Indian Child Life, non-fiction, 1913. Indian Scout Talks: A Guide for Scouts and Campfire Girls, nonfiction, 1914. (retitled Indian Scout Craft and Lore). The Indian Today: The Past and Future of the Red American, 1915. From the Deep Woods to Civilization: Chapters in the Autobiography of an Indian, autobiography; 1916. Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains, 1918