One of the first known novels by a Native American woman, Cogewea () is the story of a half-blood girl caught between the worlds of Anglo ranchers and. The ranch foreman, James “Jim” LaGrinder, is also a half-breed, who dotes on Cogewea. He affectionately calls her “Sis” and “squaw. COGEWEA THE HALF-BLOOD. Grew up like the prairie lilies,. Grew a tall and slender maiden,. With the beauty of the moonlight,. With the beauty of the starlight .

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Cogewea, The Half Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range

Nichole Rued rated it really liked it Dec 20, Brian Leslie rated it it was ok Dec 29, I’m just not a big western fan. After a period of indecision, Cogewea refuses Densmore’s proposal. She ends up marrying Frenchy, who is a European but respects Indigenous culture and identity.

Mallory Taylor rated it it was amazing Feb 27, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Instead of focusing on lovers separated by class or family strife, it focuses on lovers separated by race–and then lovers brought together by race.


The novel also includes the first example of Native American literary criticism. American Indian Culture and Research Journal. U of Nebraska Press- Fiction – pages.

Mourning DoveSho-pow-tan. While some scholars believe his edits were typical for the genre and his time, others consider McWhorter to be a second author of hallf novel, though McWhorter himself denied this. She is headstrong but charming and loved by many at the HB Ranch. Paperbackpages. Katlyn Kraft rated it really liked it Jan 04, Scholars agree that this plot line is a re-writing of the Silyx Okanagan oral story of Chipmunk and Owl Woman where Owl Woman is the devourer and Chipmunk barely survives her encounter.

Published June 1st by University of Nebraska Press first published Cogewea’s sister who has married a white man who owns the HB Ranch.

Cogewea, The Half Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range by Mourning Dove

A comical prankster cowboy a stock cogewra in the Dime Western. Nov 21, Marie Hurt rated it really liked it. Each of her warnings come true. He is told by Silent Bob as a prank that Cogewea possesses a fortune in land and capital, which is not true.


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Jan 11, Travis rated it liked it. She has assimilated into white culture. It is one of the earliest novels written by an indigenous woman. This is a fun vintage book full of cowboys, indians, romance, and action.

University of Nebraska Press, When first published, audiences found the novel’s style awkward. Be the first to ask a question about Cogewea, The Half Blood. Oct 08, Dragonfruit rated it liked it Recommends it for: This article has multiple issues.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cogewea by Mourning Dove. Selected pages Title Page.

Want to Read saving…. Her writing style is fun and free-spirited and it was a great adventure to read this book. It’s a romance with a western setting. Trivia About Cogewea, The Half