Lakota and Omaha Stories [RG1147.AM]


RG1147.AM:  Lakota and Omaha Stories

Size:  Two manuscripts


The collection consists of two manuscripts containing compilations of Lakota and Omaha Indian stories. One manuscript is entitled, “Lakota Stories,” by Leo American Horse and John Cress. Other editors mentioned include Clark Wissler, Martha Beckwith and J. Owen Dorsey. The manuscript includes stories told by Edgar Red Cloud. No credit is given to the editor of the Omaha stories. These stories explore the mythology and legends of the Lakota and Omaha people.

Subject headings:

American Horse, Leo, 1920-2003
Beckwith, Martha Warren, 1871-1959
Cress, Joseph
Dakota Indians
Dorsey, J. Owen, 1848-1895
Indians of North America — Legends
Indians of North America — Religion and mythology
Lakota Indians
Omaha Indians
Red Cloud, Edgar, 1897-1977
Siouan Indians
Wissler, Clark, 1870-1947

Revised TMM        03-09-2009

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