Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1941. First Edition. Wraps. Quarto; pp; xii, 183; original printed brown paper wrappers;. Mostly uncut, last three leaves lightly soiled and wrinkled but straightened else very good. Item #18329
A scarce monograph in today's market; A member of a prominent Yankton Sioux family, Ella Cara Deloria was born in 1889 on the Yankton Reservation and lived as a child on the Standing Rock Reservation. Her studies at Columbia University with Franz Boas resulted in three books, "Dakota Texts," "Dakota Grammar" (a collaboration with Boas), and "Speaking of Indians," as well as many other writings. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Franz Uri Boas (1858 – 1942) was a German-American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology".His work is associated with the movement of anthropological historicism.