Cheyenne Indians the Sun Dance, Wyoming

  • Title: Cheyenne Indians the Sun Dance, Wyoming
  • Author: George Amos Dorsey
  • ISBN: 9780873800815
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Hardcover
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    About George Amos Dorsey

    1. George Amos Dorsey February 6, 1868 March 29, 1931 was an U.S ethnographer of Indigenous peoples of the Americas, with a special focus on Caddoan and Siouan tribes.Dorsey was born in Hebron, Ohio, to Edwin Jackson and Mary Emma nee Grove Dorsey.He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University in 1888, then a second Bachelor s Degree in anthropology in 1890 at Harvard university, and finally PhD in 1894 on An Archaeological Study Based on a Personal Exploration of Over One Hundred Graves at the Necropolis of Ancon, Peru the first PhD in anthropology from Harvard, and the second ever awarded in the United States.In the 1890s Charles Frederick Newcombe, Dorsey and a Scottish guide named James Deans were travelling to gather artefacts that might be of ethnographic interest Their methods varied, but they frequently held little regard for the native Canadians The local missionary, John Henry Keen had to angrily take them to task after he found they had not only raided graves but also not restored them to their former state Keen found hair and coffins strewn about from where they had dug to steal skulls and bones Keen wrote to complain about the desecration and challenged Dean to name his accomplices although he was clear that the benefactor of their work was the Field Columbian Museum and that the perpetrators were Americans George Dorsey was known for his haste in finding artefacts was told of Keen s letter to the Daily Colonist and he argued that Keen s anger should be ignored.He became an assistant and instructor in anthropology at Harvard until 1896 when he joined the staff of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.He married Ida Chadsey on December 8, 1892 They separated in April, 1914, and were subsequently divorced Ida died in 1937 Dorsey later married Sue McLellan.Dorsey died in New York.The Oraibi Soyal ceremony on Internet Archive 1901 Indians of the Southwest on Internet Archive 1903 The Arapaho sun dance the ceremony of the Offerings lodge on Internet Archive 1903 The Cheyenne I Ceremonial Organization on Internet Archive March 1905 The Cheyenne II The Sun Dance on Internet Archive May 1905 Young Low, a novel 1917 Why We Behave Like Human Beings 1925 The Nature of Man 1927 The Evolution of Charles Darwin 1927 Hows and Whys of Human Behavior 1929 Many of his works are available at the Internet Archive.


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