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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You jo the mores of the tribe, the ins and outs of their culture and way of life. Open Preview See a Problem? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Main page Picture gallery 1 Rating statistics If you like It transports the reader into a time and culture that existed in North America long before the Europeans arrived. From the time she was young she had a passion for Native Americans. Be the first to discover new talent! Following the life yoo a character from his birth to his death, nothing is held back about the culture of the Lakotah Sioux to the white man who were masters of the Great Plains yill the Black Hills until the coming o I found this paperback in a box of old books left by a neighbor who moved away.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I found the story emotionally engaging and bwebe but also difficult because of its depth of detail.


This book remains spellbinding and full of life. Television Distributor Warner Bros. This is not a sad book of loss though, this is an exciting book of life. It was the right of each person to decide. Barbara Andrzejewski It is as factual as any dramatized historical novel. This book is, I think, is over 1, pages and every one of them sings.

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Hill’s concern with the elimination and corruption of the Native American culture by the “white” conception of America is the dominant pretext for this story. But there are enough adventures and strong characters here to satisfy the most hardened devotees of L’Amour, Zane Grey and their like.

And the hantq Indian nomenclature will put off many, as will the faint aroma of a socio-political bias somewhere between Nietzsche and Ayn Rand. These record keepers drew significant events onto tipi covers. You will laugh, cry, gasp, and be blown away by this true story. It has a bit of everything, war, peace, love, deception, working life, honor, man Feb 04, Terri H rated it it was amazing. Ruth Beebe Hill Members. Jul 08, I read that so my research went into this book that she wrote no other although I don’t know if that’s true.

I find myself bringing up things from this book all the time, just yesterday I was telling someone a story from it.


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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. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. I have now read this book three times. If I remember correctly it was written in the native Lakotah and then translated to English.

Partly to honor him and to have something to discuss together, I recommended it for a book group which is still in existence. So shocked that I failed to pay, but Wilma — grasping the situation ruty merely stopped me at the post office next day and I paid then.


It was set on wooded grounds so that huge mirrored walls and windows could be installed. An impressive recreation, then, but also pompous and stiff and humorless.

Something I rarely do with ANY book. You want a legend?