American Indians in the U.S by John Langellier

By John Langellier

American Indians within the U.S КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Greenhill Books Серия: The G.I. sequence - The Illustrated background of the yankee Soldier Автор: John P. Langellier Название: American Indians within the U.S. defense force, 1866-1945 Язык: English Год издания: 2000 Количество страниц: seventy four ISBN: 1-85367-408-7 Формат: pdf Размер: 12.32 Мб eighty five

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For example, he invented a Chiricahua heroine, Sonseeahray, for Jeffords to marry. Jeff Chandler vividly portrayed Cochise as a man of moral strength and dignity in Delmer Daves’s 1950 ¤lm Broken Arrow, based on Arnold’s book. This ¤lm was a major breakthrough in its depiction of American Indian individuals as sympathetic characters. Anglo-American audiences were not entirely prepared for this radical shift in perspective in Westerns, however, so the scriptwriter, Albert Maltz, used Jeffords’s ( James Stewart) voice for narration.

After their territory had been invaded by Anglo-Americans, one Chiricahua characterized the demands of leadership among his people: “Ability in war and wisdom make the leader. It’s easier to get to the front if you are a good ¤ghter. . The leader is not chosen, he is just recognized” (Opler 1996:466). Although he exercised in®uence, he had no coercive power and no way to enforce an unpopular decision. Those who disagreed with his policies were free to move elsewhere and join another local group, for no one had a lifelong commitment to living with the same local group.

Young boys went through a rigorous training period and were forced to run great distances with a mouthful of water to learn proper breathing. Their male relatives trained them well in the arts of concealment and endurance; only when they had participated successfully in four raids were they considered to be adults. Although many of the same skills were necessary for success in raiding and hunting, anthropologist Morris Opler calls them “rival industries” (1996:332) because those who were especially successful in raiding, bringing back lots of booty, were believed to become poor hunters because 30 Chapter 1 they no longer saw the deer when they went out to hunt.

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