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Title Embracing fry bread : confessions of a wannabe / Roger Welsch.
Author Welsch, Roger L.
Publication Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012
Description 256 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 970.004 W
Contents First, a story -- Introduction -- A beginning -- Beyond the handgame -- History, long and short -- Who are we? -- The call of curiosity, keep the change -- Enter the wannabes -- What's in a name -- Who is "the Indian"? -- Who is the wannabe? -- The contrary lesson of the prime directive -- First steps -- The fix is out -- Indian wannabes -- Gottabes -- Becoming new -- How it goes, how it went -- The plot thickens -- Why? -- Gottabes again -- The ways of foodways -- Carnivores forever -- Another world -- The consequences of incuriosity -- Symbols and realities -- Indian humor -- Names and naming -- The crazy horse surrender ledger of 1877 -- Names, and names -- Matters of faith -- Deduction/induction -- What is Indian religion? -- The sun dance -- The native church -- Inside native religion -- Knowing what we don't know -- What history teaches us -- The empty frontier -- Indians today -- Indians as Americans -- The land -- The real wonder of it -- Eloquence -- From presumed inferiority to rampant egalitarianism -- Time -- Property and gifts -- The gift of giving -- The fabric of sharing -- The spirit of giving -- Squaring the circle -- So, how different are we? -- What we see -- Indians and deeper truths -- Conclusions -- Repositories of wisdom -- What's in it for Indians? -- So you wannabe a wannabe?
Subject Indians of North America -- Folklore.
Indians of North America -- Public opinion.
Indians in popular culture.
Indian philosophy -- North America.
Public opinion -- North America.
ISBN 0803225326 (pbk.) :
9780803225329 (pbk.) :

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 Central 2nd Fl - HBR Non-Fic  970.004 W    DUE 12-26-20