Dhegihan History: A Personal Journey

  title={Dhegihan History: A Personal Journey},
  author={Eric L. Buffalohead},
  journal={Plains Anthropologist},
  pages={327 - 343}
Abstract During a time of growing cooperation between anthropologists and Native Americans, this Native author uses his anthropological training to shed light on the history and prehistory of his tribe. Family history, ethnohistory, linguistics, archaeology, and inferences are woven together to demonstrate that, despite some two hundred fifty years of contact with Europeans and Euro-Americans and forced assimilation policies by the United States government, Ponca families have preserved some… 
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A Shell Mask Gorget from Allamakee County, Low a
Vers 1945, un petit masque antropomorphe fabrique en coquillage marin (Buyscon sp.) est decouvert dans une sepulture protohistorique Oneota au nord-est de l'Iowa. L'auteur identifie, dans cet
North American Indians
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The Omaha Tribe.
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