Lewis and Clark among the Indians by James P. Ronda

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .

Written in English

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Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 -- Relations with Indians,
  • Clark, William, 1770-1838 -- Relations with Indians,
  • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel,
  • West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJames P. Ronda ; with a new introduction by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF592.7 .R66 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3557932M
ISBN 100803289901
LC Control Number2002017965

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When Lewis and Clark left Fort Clatsop late in Marchtheir exploring duties were far from over. Ahead loomed responsibilities every bit as challenging as those that had driven the explorers up the Missouri and across the mountains nearly two years before. During the winter, Lewis and Clark had heard from Indian sources about a river that struck south from the Columbia and reached the.

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in his book, Lewis and Clark among the Indians, Ronda relies mainly on the explorers’ journals, other contemporary writings by white traders, and articles by modern scholars. Missing, apparently, are oral histories handed down by the Teton Sioux themselves.

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It is a story of discovery and suspense, and it is told with a modern concern to understand the Indian side as well as the white in the meeting of the two cultures."—/5(21).

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