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CHEYENNE AND ARAPAHO MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Black, Albert Hamilton (1936- ) Manuscript 1492-1985 1 item
Tribal historian. A typewritten manuscript (ca. 1985) by Black entitled "Ceremony of the Earth People," and regarding the history and religious ceremonies of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians from the time of first contact with Europeans to the 1980s. The author details the procedures and appropriate time of each ceremony.
Hardbound original copy of a volume by Black, transcribed and edited by Charles Howard Childress and Henry James Day, entitled Ceremony of the Earth People. It is about the history and ceremonies of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians of Oklahoma. Despite a 1985 copyright date, the work was never published.