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INDIAN BOYHOOD
By [Ohiyesa] Charles A. Eastman
Contents
I
EARLIEST RECOLLECTIONS
I: Hakadah, "The Pitiful Last"
II: Early Hardships
III: My Indian Grandmother
IV: In Indian Sugar Camp
V: A Midsummer Feast
II
AN INDIAN BOY'S TRAINING
III
MY PLAYS AND PLAYMATES
I: Games and Sports
II: My Playmates
III: The Boy Hunter
IV
HAKADAH'S FIRST OFFERING
V
FAMILY TRADITIONS
I: A Visit to Smoky Day
II: The Stone Boy
VI
EVENING IN THE LODGE
I: Evening in the Lodge
II: Adventures of My Uncle
VII
THE END OF THE BEAR DANCE
VIII
THE MAIDENS' FEAST
IX
MORE LEGENDS
I: A Legend of Devil's Lake
II: Manitoshaw's Hunting
X
INDIAN LIFE AND ADVENTURE
I: Life in the Woods
II: A Winter Camp
III: Wild Harvests
IV: A Meeting on the Plains
V: An Adventurous Journey
XI
THE LAUGHING PHILOSOPHER
XII
FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF CIVILIZATION
I. EARLIEST RECOLLECTIONS
I. Hadakah, "The Pitiful Last"
WHAT boy would not be an Indian for a while when he thinks of the freest
life in the world? This life was mine. Every day there was a real hunt.
There was real game. Occasionally there was a medicine dance away off in
the woods where no one could disturb us, in which the boys impersonated
their elders, Brave Bull, Standing Elk, High Hawk, Medicine Bear, and
the rest. They painted and imitated their fathers and grandfathers to


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