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The Sun Came Down: The History of the World as My Blackfeet Elders Told It

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At the age of sixty-seven, Percy Bullchild (1915-1986), a Blackfeet Indian from Browning, Montana, with little formal education in English, set out to put the oral traditions and history of his people into a permanent written record. He regarded this undertaking--to "write the Indian version of our own true ways in our history and legends," as he puts it--as both a corrective and an instructive tool. Bullchild culled this remarkable collection of historical legends from his memory of the oral history as it was passed down ...

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The Sun Came Down: The History of the World as My Blackfeet Elders Told It
2005, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803262508

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The Sun Came Down: The History of the World as My Blackfeet Elders Told It
1990, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780062501066

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