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Critical Commentary

Sadie Ingalls’ origin story is concise, but filled with meaning. Themes of sin invade the text, as does the conflict between the individual and the community in this carefully worded yet ambiguous piece. Sadie’s crow suffers several faults. First, he forgets … Continue reading

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Historical and Cultural Context

Sadie M. Ingalls was a member of the Sac (Sauk) and Fox Tribe in Oklahoma. There are three recognized Sac and Fox groups in the US: The tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa, the nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska, … Continue reading

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Sadie M. Ingalls (Po-Naw-Po-Qua) Sac and Fox

Biography|Historical and Cultural Context|Critical Commentary|Further Reading Why Crows Are Black Once upon a time there lived a crow with some of his friends. Since their provisions were nearly all gone, his friends decided to go out hunting and the crow was obliged … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary

What one needs to know about the content of the periodicals which the Carlisle Indian Industrial School has published, is that every publication of these magazines was edited by the so-called “Man-on-the-Bandstand” to insure that those publications were suitable for … Continue reading

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Further Reading

Further Reading Ballinger, Franchot. “Living Sideways: Social Themes and Social Relationships in Native American Trickster Tales.” American Indian Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 1, 1989, pp. 15–30., www.jstor.org/stable/1184084. Bastian, Dawn E., and Judy K. Mitchell. Handbook of Native American Mythology.  Oxford: … Continue reading

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Critical Commentary

Critical Commentary The legend “The Coyote and the Wind”, published in the January 1913 edition of “The Red Man”, was written by Caleb Carter, a member of the Nez Perce tribe and the Carlisle Indian School graduating class of 1912. … Continue reading

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Historical and Cultural Context

Historical and Cultural Context Caleb Carter, author of the legend “The Coyote and the Wind”, which was published in The Red Man in 1913, was a member of the Nez Perce. Nez Perce tribe originally lived in parts of southeast … Continue reading

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Cora Elm (Oneida)

Biography | Historical and Cultural Context | Critical Commentary | Further Reading “The Creation of the Earth.” Cora Elm, Oneida. “HERE are some of the old Indians who believe that for a long time the human race lived in the clouds while this … Continue reading

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Caleb Carter (Nez Perce)

Biography | Historical and Cultural Context | Critical Commentary | Further Readings “The Coyote and the Wind” Caleb Carter, Nez Perce The coyote, once upon a time, made himself a dwelling place out of tall bunch grass. It was in … Continue reading

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