Montana 1911: A Professor and His Wife Among the Blackfeet : Wilhelmina Maria Uhlenbeck-Melchior's Diary and C. C. Uhlenbeck's Original Blackfoot Texts and a New Series of Blackfoot Texts

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University of Calgary Press, 2005 - History - 417 pages
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This is the complete text diary kept by Mrs W M Uhlenbeck-Melchoir while accompanying her husband, the Dutch anthropologist/linguist, Dr C C Uhlenbeck, during his fieldwork on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana in the summer of 1911. Here eyewitness account of their three-month stay gives the reader a fascinating insight into the world of the Blackfeet. The first edition ever to be translated into English, this book is complete with notes, introductions, and supplementary materials. The book includes essays on Blackfeet mythology and folklore that detail life before the reservation period and a biographical sketch of the Uhlenbecks, featuring aspects of C C Uhlenbeck's career as a linguist and scholar, as well as numerous photographs from the era.

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Mary Eggermont-Molenaar was born in the Netherlands in 1945. She has worked as a teacher, social worker and nurse's aid before immigrating to Canada in 1986. She currently is working as a freelance editor and translator.

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