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Question #1: Advantages: One of the advantages of the documents presented as resources in this book is the full culture that is presented to the ethno historians , anthropologists and tribal historians through the tribal, community and family memories that are passed from generations of Plain Indians. With the help of various documents such as winter counts and ledgers , historians are able to collect and record important oral histories to try to maintain the oral memory of the Plain Indians in the 21 st century. Oral renditions were held in higher esteem than written documents for as stated by the Crow Warrior Two leggings , “Our words are our breath and are sacred.” However, written documentation was also important to many historians in depicting a fuller picture of the Plain Indians culture, such great examples were winter counts. A fantastic winter count was the “Lone Dog Winter,” which depicted different scenes and images through the lofty hand of the great Lone Dog, a Yanktonai Sioux from North Dakota,
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course HIST 2110 taught by Professor Koontz during the Spring '08 term at Georgia State.

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