Ishi: Last of His Tribe recounts the life of Ishi, a Native American of the nowextinct Yahi tribe of northern California. This historical narrative explains the major events leading to the death of Ishi's small community made up of his grandparents; a warrior, Timawi, whose Bushki tribe had already perished; his elder uncle; his cousin Tushi; his mother; and himself. Because Ishi told his own story to the curator of the Museum of Anthropology of the University of California, the suspenseful events, customs, and descriptions Kroeber relates resound with the trueto- life simplicity...
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