My life : reminiscences of a Grand Ronde Reservation childhood ; a text in Tualatin Northern Kalapuya / by Louis Kenoyer ; dicatated to Melville Jacobs, Jamie de Angulo, and L.S. Freeland ; introduction and commentaries by Henry Zenk ; translation by Jedd Schrock and Henry Zenk ; foreword by Stephen Dow Beckham
Kenoyer, Louis 1868-1937 Childhood and youth Search this
ix, 326 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Grand Ronde Indian Reservation (Or.)
"Published in cooperation with The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde."
The story of my life, by Louis Kenoyer -- The Grand Ronde tribes -- Life on the nineteenth-century reservation -- Louis Kenoyer in later life -- Notes to introduction -- Text presentation and translation -- Louis Kenoyer's narrative as oral literature -- Parsing Kenoyer's narrative -- The Tualatin text -- Notes to text presentation and translation -- The narrative -- Three chiefs of the bygone era -- Kenoyer's reminiscences, as told in 1928 -- Daily life on the farm -- Hunting Mt. Hebo with Yamhill Joe -- More daily life on the farm; a hop-picking excursion -- Horse-racing -- Working and going to church -- Daily life in the sisters' school -- Serving Mass for Fr. Croquet -- More daily life in the sisters' school -- A tale of two doctoring traditions -- Another off-reservation work-trip -- Fourth of July festivities -- Commentary and textual notes