I AM NOT RUTH BEEBE HILL and I’ve never been able to read “Hanta Yo” past the first few pages without laughing. Here’s an ASAIL review. Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill – book cover, description, publication history. Ruth Beebe Hill, rugged individual, linguist and hard-working writer, Hill’s epic Indian novel, “Hanta Yo,” 30 years in preparation and

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Sep 12, Sandy rated it it was amazing. It is one of my all time favorite books. Bob and I were not married yet, but were practically Siamese twins, so we were surprised. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. I found this paperback in a box of old books left by a neighbor who moved away.

Lent out my original copy and had a difficult time getting another. However, though I do understand this story is probably very historically accurate and is written in an effort to make us all understand and to learn, this was more like reading a high school textbook. Reading Achebe’s “Things Hata Apart” brought it all back.

May we, as two-leggeds all unite regardless of color. It is a fascinating read and I loved the book s If I could give this book more than 5 stars, I would. Bedbe I won’t be encouraging my kids to read it, I will check out some more family friendly off-shoots. When the project finally aired on May 20 through 21,its running time and budget had been cut in half, and the producer was obliged to qualify the credits by noting that the teleplay was based partially on Hill’s book, but mostly on “other sources”.

The interest for me came from my expectation that it was a true story. About the same hantq Ruth Beebe Hill showed up and offered to present another exhibit at her house at the same time, but she wanted the Blackfeet sculptures. On October 17,Ruth married Dr. Nov 04, Kimberly rated it it was amazing. We were building the original foundry, which was actually the old Browning Merc coal shed, and Bob expected him hantaa do a lot of hard labor.


Although Hill was briefly the darling of the literary cognoscenti, her book was ultimately beege and discredited by a veritable army of Indian historians, teachers, and activists, who accused her of distorting and falsifying truths in order to promote her own and Yuha’s sociopolitical agenda.

It brings the people up to the time whites began to appear nanta bring disease and problems.


Her book endeavors to reveal a previously hidden life of Sioux Indians … yet her work did not meet with a welcome reception by Native American writers and historians of Indian history. Television Distributor Warner Bros. An American Saga Author s: Published April 1st by Warner Books first published No more members of the “Wannabe” tribe. The way of looking at the world and being in the world that the “Indians” knew passed away so recently and can never be recovered.

I read Hanta Yo over twenty years ago and just recently read it again. Effortlessly the reader is drawn in and soon feels a part of events. Please provide an email address.

I had always felt an affinity for Native American culture so I was a bebee reader and struggled through the constant going back to see how something was pronounced or what it meant. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

The language is a bit hard to follow at first but then the problems dissolve.

Hanta Yo: An American Saga

They admired his cowboy sculptures. I couldn’t help but conclude the book with a sense of loss. Trivia About Hanta Yo: So shocked that I failed to pay, but Wilma — grasping the situation — merely stopped me at the post office next day and I paid then.


She was first a member of the promotion department at Books and Authors, Inc. No trivia or quizzes yet. The tale also keeps its momentum, not wavering or slowing toward the end. Jun 08, Deyanne rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 07, Ian Gillies rated it really liked it. Book pushing is usually my mother’s thing. A multigenerational saga that depicts the lives of two families of Teton Sioux from the late s to the s, before the arrival of the white man. For those of you that don’t know, this book is an actual yi of a tribe rufh Lakota, Sioux.

I actually read it years ago but am adding it here so I will remember to look for another copy. Ruth Beebe Hill is composed of 2 names.


View all 6 comments. I cheered when proud people got their deserved ends and cried with the suffering characters and the book stayed with me.

Sep 29, Marlene rated it it was amazing. I never heard about sales. Bob did not ridicule the idea that a man on a galloping horse was doing well to merely stay on the horse, but patiently explained that the idea was to shoot the animal in the suppootsies guts BELOW the ribs but angled towards lungs and heart, and then go on to the next target, leaving the first one to bleed and fall where his women could find it to begin their work on futh carcass.

He covertly kicked the cat and was careful to keep his bedroom door shut, but the cat knocked the screen out of his window and left a big steaming nasty calling card on his pillow.