Oliver La Farge

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Oliver La Farge was a professional anthropologist before he turned to writing as his career. Since then he has pursued anthropology, especially American Indian ethnology, as an avocation. He is the author of a number of popular books, among them Laughing Boy (Pulitzer Prize novel for 1929), as well as scientific works. He is president of the Association on American Indian Affairs, a Fellow of the American Anthropological Association and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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October 1956

Forget the stereotypes. The red man was of many tribes, with variations much broader than tradition supposes.