Oo-mah-ha Ta-wa-tha (Omaha city) / by Fannie Reed Giffen. With…

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Creator

Giffen, Fannie Reed.
Tibbles, Susette La Flesche, 1854-1903.

Title

Oo-mah-ha Ta-wa-tha (Omaha city) / by Fannie Reed Giffen. With illustrations by Susette La Flesche Tibbles (Bright Eyes) 1854-1898.

Date

1898

Description

This book contains the treaty U.S. President Franklin Pierce signed with the Omaha Indians in 1854, biographical sketches of chiefs who signed the treaty, and Indian folklore and songs. Illustrated and published by Native American women, and with stories and translations by Native American women, it is an early example of Native American women writing books and being involved in their production.
This book contains the treaty U.S. President Franklin Pierce signed with the Omaha Indians in 1854, biographical sketches of chiefs who signed the treaty, and Indian folklore and songs. Illustrated and published by Native American women, and with stories and translations by Native American women, it is an early example of Native American women writing books and being involved in their production.

Subject

Omaha Indians.
Indians of North America -- Nebraska -- Biography.

Identifier

Catalogue entry: E99 .O4 G4

Format

1 preliminary leaf, 94 pages, 1 leaf, illustrations (including facsim.) 2 color plate : frontispiece (portrait) ; 15 cm

Coverage

Lincoln, NE