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The American Indian, or, Virtues of nature

James Bacon

The American Indian, or, Virtues of nature

a play in three acts with notes

by James Bacon

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Published by Printed for J. Bacon by Messrs. Harrison and Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAmerican Indian, Virtues of nature
Statementfounded on an Indian tale by James Bacon
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time
ContributionsMorton, Sarah Wentworth, 1759-1846.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvi, [2], 44 p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14974874M

THE SOUL OF THE INDIAN I THE GREAT MYSTERY Solitary Worship. The Savage Philosopher. The Dual Mind. Spiritual Gifts versus Material Progress. The Paradox of "Christian Civilization." The original attitude of the American Indian toward the Eternal, the "Great Mystery" that surrounds and embraces us, was as simple as it was exalted. Native American Legends About Gratitude Indian Summer Nibunalnoba, the Indian Summer: Abenaki-Penobscot legends about the gift of "Indian Summer" and how it reminds the people to be grateful. Why Blackfeet Never Kill Mice: Blackfoot Indian legend about the tribe's gratitude to Mouse for giving them leadership over all the animals.

In The Last of the Mohicans, the frontier is both a place and a condition made up of opposite, usually conflicting forces, for the very nature of a frontier is that it is the demarcating area where things come together with all their differences. In the pervading historical background of the novel is the conflict between civilization and so. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Aristotle and the American Indians by Lewis Hanke, Pages:

He wished to educate the American people about Indian life as he had known it — the true ideals and ways of the Sioux — as he felt that the contact between the cultures needn’t be a one-way street; that whites had as much to learn from the native peoples as the natives had to learn from whites. directly from nature virtues which raise doubts as to the value of civilization" P. JANE HAFEN is one-half degree Taos-Pueblo, wife, mother of four, and part-time faculty in the Humanities Department at Brigham Young University. This essay is drawn from her thesis, "A Pale Reflection: American Indian Images in .


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