Grandmother's Grandchild


Author:
Matthews, Becky|Snell, Alma Hogan
Grade Levels:
Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Crow, Plains
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
213
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press

Price:
Sale price$18.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

Grandmother's Grandchild: My Crow Indian Life is the autobiography of a remarkable Crow woman who was born in 1923 and following the untimely death of her mother in 1924 was raised by her famous grandmother. This is the life story of Alma Hogan Snell whose famous grandmother, Pretty Shield, was a notable Crow medicine woman. Alma's life and her relationship with her knowledgeable grandmother are recounted in her own words, edited by Becky Matthews, history professor at Columbus State University. Alma Hogan Snell's life and times are recounted as well as her cultural values learned while living with her grandmother. Her eventual social work career is discussed.

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