This is a very short account of life among the woodland Sioux in the 1800s. I loved it. The boy was left as an orphaned infant for his grandmother to bring up. He gives a very loving and succinct account of his life as a boy. Learning the ways of his people. He shows us a life that has long disappeared. A life that we should appreciate and mourn it's passing. These people deserved far more consideration than they were or are ever given. I thoroughly recommend this book.
It is important to note that Indian Child Life and Indian Boyhood are one and the same book, although the former being an interesting insight into indian child life I did not particulary want to read the same again.