Ishi in Two Worlds

A Biography of the Last Wild Indian in North America
Original Publish Date: Apr 24, 2009
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.78 hours)
Product Number: Z100094487
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781483051604
Narrator/s: Lorna Raver
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The life story of Ishi, the last Yahi Indian, lone survivor of an exterminated tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology. Ishi stumbled into the twentieth century on the morning of August 29, 1911, when, desperate with hunger and terrified of the white murderers of his family, he was found in the corral of a slaughterhouse near Oroville, California. Finally identified as a Yahi by an anthropologist, Ishi was brought to San Francisco by Professor T. T. Waterman and lived there the rest of his life under the care and protection of Alfred Kroeber and the staff of the University of California's Museum of Anthropology.