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In 'Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales' by George Bird Grinnell, the reader is immersed in a collection of Native American folklore that highlights the heroism, values, and traditions of the Pawnee people. Grinnell's prose is rich with vivid imagery and captivating storytelling, providing readers with a glimpse into the cultural heritage of the Pawnee tribe. The book is a valuable resource for those interested in Native American literature and folklore, offering insights into the oral traditions of the Pawnee people and their unique storytelling techniques. Grinnell's careful documentation of these stories ensures their preservation for future generations to appreciate and study. George Bird Grinnell, a prominent anthropologist and historian, dedicated his life to studying and preserving Native American culture. His deep respect for and understanding of the Pawnee people shines through in 'Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales', showcasing his commitment to preserving the rich cultural heritage of indigenous peoples. Grinnell's work serves as a bridge between the past and present, connecting readers to a world that might otherwise be lost to time. I highly recommend 'Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales' to readers interested in Native American folklore, anthropology, or the preservation of cultural traditions. Grinnell's compilation of Pawnee stories is a testament to the enduring power of storytelling and the importance of honoring diverse cultural perspectives.


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Año de Edición
George Bird Grinnell
With notes on the origin, customs and character of the Pawnee people
Núm. Páginas
Peso (Físico)
Tamaño Archivo (Virtual)
DRM (Virtual)
Formato Electrónico (Virtual)
Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales
Biografía del Autor
<p>George Bird Grinnell (1849?1938) was an American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer who is lauded for his significant contributions to the preservation of American wilderness and his ethnographic work with Native American tribes. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Grinnell displayed an early love for nature and would later be known as a pioneering conservationist. He attended Yale University, where he developed a deeper interest in anthropology and natural history, later obtaining a Ph.D. in zoology. Grinnell is often celebrated for his influence on the founding of the National Audubon Society, his role in the creation of Glacier National Park, and his advocacy for wildlife conservation. His literary legacy includes the noteworthy \'Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales\' (1889), in which he endeavored to preserve the rich oral traditions of the Pawnee people. A meticulous researcher, Grinnell\'s engagement with native cultures was marked by a profound respect and an ethnographic approach that sought to understand and accurately document tribal customs, beliefs, and narratives. His writings not only provide insight into the cultures he studied but also reflect the aforementioned dedication to safeguarding both indigenous traditions and the natural habitats that he fervently believed deserved protection. Grinnell\'s work in anthropology and conservation remains influential, and his books continue to be esteemed resources for those interested in Native American history and the early conservation movement in the United States.</p>
ISBN: 8596547139058
Referencia: BW1037792858

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