Lakota Society

Lakota Society

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Lakota Society by James R. Walker 
Edited by Raymond J. DeMallie

As agency physician on the Pine Ridge Reservation from 1896 to 1914, Dr. James R. Walker recorded a wealth of information on the traditional lifeways of the Oglala Sioux. Lakota Society presents the primary accounts of Walker's informants and his syntheses dealing with the organization of camps and bands, kinship systems, beliefs, ceremonies, hunting, warfare, and methods of measuring time.
168 pages 

Table of Contents

  1. The Structure of Society
  2. Hunting, War, Ceremony, and Art
  3. Time and History