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Author Sutter, Virginia J, author.

Title Tell me, grandmother : traditions, stories, and cultures of Arapaho people / Virginia Sutter.

Publication Info. Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Goes In Lodge SUT    Available
Description ix, 152 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-152).
Summary "Tell Me, Grandmother is both the biography of Goes-in-Lodge, a traditional Arapaho woman of the nineteenth century, and the autobiography of her descendant, Virginia Sutter, a modern Arapaho woman with a Ph. D. in public administration. Sutter adeptly weaves her own story with that of Goes-in-Lodge--who, in addition to being Sutter's great-grandmother, was first wife of Sharpnose, the last chief of the Nothern Arapaho nation. Writing in a question-and-answer format between twentieth-century granddaughter and matriarchal ancestor, Sutter discusses four generations of home life, including details about child rearing, education, courtship, marriage, birthing, and burial. Sutter's portrait of Goes-in-Lodge is based on tribal history and interviews with tribal members. Goes-in-Lodge speaks of social and ceremonial gatherings, the Sun Dance, the sweat lodges, and the changes that took place on the Great Plains throughout her lifetime. Sutter details her own life as a child born in a tepee to a white mother and Indian father and the discrimination and injustice she faced struggling to make her way in an increasingly Euro-American world."--Back cover of paperback edition.
Subject Goes In Lodge, approximately 1830-1876.
Arapaho women -- Biography.
Arapaho Indians -- History.
Arapaho Indians -- Social life and customs.
Other Form: Online version: Sutter, Virginia J. Tell me, grandmother. Boulder : University Press of Colorado, ©2004 (OCoLC)608526422
ISBN 0870817841 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
087081785X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780870817847 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780870817854 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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