They Call Me Agnes: A Crow Narrative Based on the Life of Agnes Yellowtail Deernose

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Voget, Fred W.; Mary K. Mee

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Voget, Fred W.; Mary K. Mee . They Call Me Agnes: A Crow Narrative Based on the Life of Agnes Yellowtail Deernose. Norman & London: University Of Oklahoma Press, 1995. First printing, First Edition. ISBN: 9780806126951. pp. xxxii, 220. 8vo. Green buckram boards with silver lettering to spine. Black and white photographic frontispiece of the author. Many black and white photographs, maps, illustrations. Appears unread; fine and housed in fine dustjacket. At time of cataloguing this title does not appear amongst the holdings at BAC/LAC. In They Call Me Agnes, the narrator, Agnes Deernose, provides a warm, personal view of Crow Indian family life and culture. Fred Voget, anthropologist and adopted Crow, sets the stage for Agnes’s story, which he compiled from extensive interviews with Agnes and her friends. He describes the origins of the Crows and their culture during buffalo-hunting days and early reservation life. Through Agnes, an elderly Crow woman, he also reveals changes wrought on this once far-ranging, independent tribe by twentieth-century forces. Hardcover. (#877) $35.00