1968-01-04: Letter to David Friend Aberle from Thomas Merton

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Title

1968-01-04: Letter to David Friend Aberle from Thomas Merton

Subject

Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Aberle, David F. (David Friend), 1918-2004

Description

W. H. "Ping" Ferry had asked David Aberle, an anthropologist, to write to Merton about the Sioux (Lakota) and about Sitting Bull. Though not an expert on the Lakota, Aberle offers some resources and advice. Merton responds that he is most interested in background on the Ghost Dance.

David F. Aberle was a professor of anthropology at University of British Columbia whose specialty was the study of the Navajos.

Creator

Thomas Merton

Source

Thomas Merton Collection, Section A (Correspondence), "Aberle, David Friend".

Date

1968 January 4

Rights

© The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University.

Language

English

Identifier

Thomas Merton Collection, Section A (Correspondence), "Aberle, David Friend", 1968/01/04.

Citation

Thomas Merton, “1968-01-04: Letter to David Friend Aberle from Thomas Merton,” Merton Center Digital Collections, accessed July 22, 2018, https://merton.bellarmine.edu/items/show/16984.

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