Sylvester Long, Buffalo Child Long Lance.

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346
Citation: 

Dempsey, Hugh A.  “Sylvester Long, Buffalo Child Long Lance.”  American Indian Intellectuals.  1976 Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society.  St. Paul: West, 1978.  Pp. 197-203.

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A difficult question is whether to view Long Lance as “a charlatan and a fraud, or ... a man who desperately wanted to break out of the chains that society had cast upon him.”  Acknowledges Long’s skills as a writer and field worker among native peoples but rues the editorial license he often took, telling events as if they happened to him. 

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