American Indians of the Wild West Shows Bibliography
The McCracken Research Library at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West suggests the following bibliography for further reading on American Indians of the Wild West shows.
Cunningham, Tom F. Your Fathers the Ghosts: Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in Scotland. Edinburgh; Black & White Publishing, 2007.
Delaney, Michelle. Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Warriors: a photographic History by Gertrude Kasebier. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian National Museum of American History; New York: Collins, ca. 2007.
Deloria, Philip J. Indians in Unexpected Places. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004.
Feest, Christian F. Indians and Europe: An Interdisciplinary Collection of Essays. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Flint, Kate. The transatlantic Indian 1776 – 1930. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009.
Foreman, Carolyn T. Indians Abroad: 1493 – 1938. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1943.
Maddra, Sam A. Hostiles?: The Lakota Ghost Dance and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, May 30, 2006.
Moses, L.G. Wild West Shows and the Images of American Indians 1883 – 1933. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1996.
Neihardt, John. Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life of a Holy Man of the Ogalala Sioux. NY: William Morrow & Co., 1932. Reprinted by University of Nebraska Press in 1979 with a new introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr., and republished as The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk’s Teachings given to John G. Neihardt, edited and with an introduction by Raymond J. DeMallie, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984.
Standing Bear, Luther. My People the Sioux. NY: Houghton, Mifflin, 1928. Republished by University of Nebraska Press in 1975, as edited by E. A. Brininstool and with an introduction by Richard N. Ellis.
Starita, Joe. The Dull Knives of Pine Ridge: A Lakota Odyssey. NY: G.P. Putnam, 1995 and NY: Berkley Books, 1996.
Trachtenberg, Alan. Shades of Hiawatha: Staging Indians, Making Americans, 1880 – 1930. New York: Hill and Wang, 2005.
Young Bear, Severt, and R.D. Theisz. Standing in the Light: A Lakota Way of Seeing. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press; reprint edition, May 1996.
Complied by the McCracken Research Library. Updated February 2013.