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People Of The First Man: Life Among The Plains Indians In Their Final Days Of Glory: The Firsthand Account Of Prince Maximilian's Expedition Up The Missouri River, 1833-34

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In 1833, the German explorer and naturalist, Prince Maximilian zu Wied, together with Karl Bodmer, his Swiss-born artist companion, traveled some 5,000 miles along the Missouri River during their year-long sojourn with the Plains Indians. Mandan, Blackfoot, Cree, Sioux, Minnetaree, Assiniboin, and Gros Ventres were among the diverse tribes of the Plains, where mastery of t ...more
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Published 1982 by Promontory Press (first published October 28th 1976)
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