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Author Starn, Orin.

Title Ishi's brain : in search of America's last "wild" Indian / Orin Starn.

Imprint New York : Norton, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    970.3 Yana STA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 352 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-333) and index.
Contents Trails to Ishi -- A "compromise between science and sentiment" -- The wild man of Deer Creek -- Ishi, Alfred, and Theodora -- Ishi's ancestors -- Oroville -- The destruction of the Yahi -- Niche 601 -- "Doctor Kroeber's pet buffalo" -- The paper trail -- The wet collection -- Aleš Hrdlička and the great brain hunt -- The Maidu go to Washington -- Lines of descent -- Ancestral gatherings -- Grizzly bear's hiding place -- The sacred fire -- Dersch meadow -- Vera's party.
Subject Ishi, -1916.
Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 -- Relations with Yana Indians.
Kroeber, Theodora -- Relations with Yana Indians.
Yana Indians -- Biography.
Yana Indians -- Anthropometry.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Repatriation -- United States.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Cultural property -- Repatriation -- United States.
ISBN 0393051331 (hardcover) : $25.95
9780393051339 (hardcover)

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