Goodbird the Indian: His Story by Edward Goodbird as told to Gilbert L. Wilson
This vivid memoir for young readers, first published in 1914, offers a unique look at the Hidatsa people's early reservation years. In simple and appealing prose, Goodbird describes growing up and learning about traditional Indian skills, religious beliefs, and history during a time of tumultuous change and courageous adaptation. He also tells about his schooling, conversion to Christianity, and experiences as a farmer and rancher.
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