The only one living to tell : the autobiography of a Yavapai Indian /

Mike Burns--born Hoomothya--was around eight years old in 1872 when the US military murdered his family and as many as seventy-six other Yavapai men, women, and children in the Skeleton Cave Massacre in Arizona. One of only a few young survivors, he was adopted by an army captain and ended up servin...

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Main Author: Burns, Mike, 1865?-1934.
Other Authors: McNamee, Gregory.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2012.
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Summary:Mike Burns--born Hoomothya--was around eight years old in 1872 when the US military murdered his family and as many as seventy-six other Yavapai men, women, and children in the Skeleton Cave Massacre in Arizona. One of only a few young survivors, he was adopted by an army captain and ended up serving as a scout in the US army and adventuring in the West. Before his death in 1934, Burns wrote about the massacre, his time fighting in the Indian Wars during the 1880s, and life among the Kwevkepaya and Tolkepaya Yavapai. His precarious position between the white and Native worlds gives his account a distinctive narrative voice. --Amazon book description
Physical Description:x, 179 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-178).
ISBN:9780816501205 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816501203 (pbk. : alk. paper)