By Zitkala-Sa,Cathy N. Davidson,Ada Norris
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The Indians of the northwestern plains continuously laughed on the stories approximately Old-man, heard round the inn hearth within the wintertime after sundown. For a strong personality, he was once comically improper. Old-man made the realm yet occasionally forgot the names of items. sufferer and victimizer, he appeared toward universal adventure than the impressive god Manitou.
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American Indian Stories, Legends, and Other Writings (Penguin Classics) by Zitkala-Sa,Cathy N. Davidson,Ada Norris