Many Smokes, Volume 6, Number 2, Summer 1972

Reno, NV: Sun Bear [Many Smokes], 1972. presumed first edition/first printing thus. Wraps. 28 cm, 20, wraps, illus., substantial staining at bottom and some mildew residue, pages are separate, mailing information on rear page. Sun Bear (Gheezis Mokwa) (1929-1992) was a teacher of Ojibwe (Anishinabe) descent. He was an activist, lecturer, and best selling author. He was born on August 31, 1929 on the White Earth Reservation to Louis and Judith La Duke. He was the publisher of Many Smokes, a Native American monthly news magazine, which he founded in 1961. His first book, At Home in the Wilderness, was a guide to living outdoors in harmony with nature. He is the father of activist, author, and Vice Presidential Candidate Winona La Duke. This magazine was an important part of the emerging American Indian ethnic resurgence. Different production quality from most earlier issues (magazine went on hiatus in 1971 and then reappeared). Condition: fair.

Keywords: Civil Rights, Human Rights, Indian Affairs, Indians, NARF, Native Americans, Navajo, Periodicals, Protest Movements

[Book #35607]

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