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Waterlily
by Ella Cara Deloria and Susan Gardner and Raymond J. Demallie


Overview - When Blue Bird and her grandmother leave their family s camp to gather beans for the long, threatening winter, they inadvertently avoid the horrible fate that befalls the rest of the family. Luckily, the two women are adopted by a nearby Dakota community and are eventually integrated into their kinship circles.  Read more...

 
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More About Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria; Susan Gardner; Raymond J. Demallie
 
 
 
Overview
When Blue Bird and her grandmother leave their family s camp to gather beans for the long, threatening winter, they inadvertently avoid the horrible fate that befalls the rest of the family. Luckily, the two women are adopted by a nearby Dakota community and are eventually integrated into their kinship circles. Ella Cara Deloria s tale follows Blue Bird and her daughter, Waterlily, through the intricate kinship practices that created unity among her people.
Waterlily, published after Deloria s death and generally viewed as the masterpiece of her career, offers a captivating glimpse into the daily life of the nineteenth-century Sioux. This new Bison Books edition features an introduction by Susan Gardner and an index."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780803219045
  • ISBN-10: 0803219040
  • Publisher: Bison Books
  • Publish Date: April 2009
  • Page Count: 251


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