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"A long association with the Cheyennes has given me a special interest in them, and a special wish that they should be allowed to speak for themselves. What the Indians saw in the battles here described, I have learned during years of intimate acquaintance with those who took part in them." -George Bird Grinnell, Preface to The Fighting Cheyennes The Fighting Cheyennes (1915), by George Bird Grinnell, describes the battles fought by the Cheyennes, a Native American people originally from what is now Minnesota. In writing this book, Grinnell consulted many different people with first-hand…mehr

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"A long association with the Cheyennes has given me a special interest in them, and a special wish that they should be allowed to speak for themselves. What the Indians saw in the battles here described, I have learned during years of intimate acquaintance with those who took part in them." -George Bird Grinnell, Preface to The Fighting Cheyennes The Fighting Cheyennes (1915), by George Bird Grinnell, describes the battles fought by the Cheyennes, a Native American people originally from what is now Minnesota. In writing this book, Grinnell consulted many different people with first-hand experience in the Cheyenne wars, and presents, as he stated, "the accounts by whites and Indians, without comment." One of Grinnell's main sources was the researcher George Hyde (1882-1968), who claimed to be the ghost writer for this classic book.
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GEORGE BIRD GRINNELL (1849-1938), was an influential American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer. Dedicated to the restoration of America's wildlands, he became a conservationist and student of Native American Life. Grinnell wrote many books, of which his best known are The Fighting Cheyennes, The Cheyenne Indians, and When Buffalo Ran.