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Corbett Mack: the Life of a Northern Paiute - a book by Hittman, Michael

Corbett Mack: the Life of a Northern Paiute

The Life of a Northern Paiute

Corbett Mack: the Life of a Northern Paiute( )
Author: Hittman, Michael
ISBN:978-0-87417-915-6
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Nevada Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Corbett Mack (1892-1974), was a Northern Paiute of mixed ancestry, caught between Native American and white worlds. A generation before, his tribe had brought forth the prophet Wovoka, whose Ghost Dance swept the Indian world in the 1890s. Mack's world was a harsh and bitter place after the last Native American uprisings had been brutally crushed; a life of servitude to white farmers and addiction to opium. Hittman uses Mack's own words to retell his story, an uncompromising...
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Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.3 Pounds

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