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Zitkala-Sa, (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin), (1876-1938) Old Indian Legends

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09873 Author/Creator: Zitkala-Sa, (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin), (1876-1938) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Book signed Date: 1901 Pagination: 1 v. : 165 p. ; 18.8 x 12.5

Summary of Content: One book entitled "Old Indian Legends" by Zitkala-Sa dated 1901. Written for children in an effort to preserve native stories and culture the book contains fourteen stories and fourteen illustrations by Angel De Cora. The oral stories were transcribed by Zitkala-Sa to preserve the tales she was told as a child around the fires of the Dakota tribe. The stories are; Iktomi and the Ducks, Iktomi's Blanket, Iktomi and the Muskrat, Iktomi and the Coyote, Iktomi and the Fawn, The Badger and he Bear, The Tree-Bound. Shooting of the Red Eagle, Iktomi and the Turtle, Dance in a Buffalo Skull, The Toad and the Boy, Iya the Camp Eater, Manstin The Rabbit, and The Warlike Seven.

People: Zitkala-Sa, (Gertrude Simmons Bonnin), 1876-1938
De Cora, Angel, 1871–1919

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: American Indian HistoryDakotaLegends

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