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Title Chronology of the Ogalalla Sioux from 1759 to 1912 [manuscript]: compiled by an old Pine Ridge policeman named John No Ears, and his brother; and translated by Charles Nines, 1916
Author John No Ears
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: A typescript copy of a brief chronology of the Ogalala Sioux Indians from 1759 to 1912. In this document John No Ears and his unnamed brother record the major annual events in the history of their tribe. Following each entry, a Sioux translation is given in parenthesis.
Places Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
Keywords death, history, cultural contact, war, government, Bureau of Indian Affairs, animal, hunting, medicine men
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Great Plains
Language Sioux
Additional Information John No Ears, an Oglala Sioux, was an employee of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and worked as a policeman from 1892-1893 on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 652
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue