Happy Hunting Grounds
Published by: University of Oklahoma Press
Imprint: University of Oklahoma Press
240 Pages | 5 x 8 | 5 b&w illus.
Happy Hunting Grounds recaptures Cheyenne life on the plains. The battles, celebrations, and lifeways of the Indians—Sioux, Cheyennes, and Mandans—are accurately and graphically portrayed. This volume is illustrated with drawings and paintings by Frederick Weygold, reflecting his own long association with the Plains tribes.
"Vestal is lyrical without growing sentimental, mingling Indian music and ritual into a story of high adventure. A treat.”—New York Times
"The writing of this story is superb. In perhaps no other book is there as vivid and complete a commentary on Plains Indian camp life and activity.”—Western American Literature