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By Theodora Kroeber


The lifestyles tale of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is exclusive within the annals of North American anthropology. For greater than 40 years, Theodora Kroeber's biography has been sharing this tragic and soaking up drama with readers all around the world.

Ishi stumbled into the 20 th century at the morning of August 29, 1911, whilst, determined with starvation and with terror of the white murderers of his kin, he used to be present in the corral of a slaughter residence close to Oroville, California. eventually pointed out as an Indian by means of an anthropologist, Ishi used to be dropped at San Francisco through Professor T. T. Waterman and lived there the remainder of his existence below the care and security of Alfred Kroeber and the employees of the college of California's Museum of Anthropology.

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