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Ernest L Schusky

Born: 1931 in Portsmouth, Ohio
Pen Name: Ernest Schusky

Connection to Illinois: I lived in Chicago from 1955 to 1958 while earning a Ph. D in anthropology at the Unviersity of Chicago. In 1960 I moved to Collinsville after becoming a professor of anthropology at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville. I still reside in Collinsville.

Biography: My dissertation research was among the Dakota Indians and I continued research among Indians. In retirement I am writing fiction about Southwestern Indians, but my first novel was about the prehistory of Cahokia Mounds since I live less than a mile from the site. The novel views ancient Cahokia through the eyes of a young woman brought to the site as a servant wife and for her knowledge of languages. The title of the novel is ''JOURNEY TO THE SUN''. I have a non-fiction work for the young reader, ''ANCIENT SPLENDOR OF PREHISTORIC CAHOKIA''.

  • -- Short Story of the Year for Anthropology and the Humanites Journal, ''Korean Exodus (short story)''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Young adult readers

Ernest L Schusky on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Culture and agriculture :
ISBN: 0897891856 OCLC: 20169682

Bergin & Garvey, New York : 1989.

In saguaro's shadow :
ISBN: 1604947306 OCLC: 822977463

Wheatmark, Tucson, Ariz. : ©2012.

Introducing culture
ISBN: 0134774493 OCLC: 14129369

Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : ©1987.

  Introducing culture /
ISBN: 0134772407 OCLC: 3362357

Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : ©1978.

  Introduction to social science /
ISBN: 0134967038 OCLC: 6942451

Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : ©1981.

Manual for kinship analysis /
ISBN: 0819134937 OCLC: 9785336

University Press of America, Lanham, MD : ©1983.

Return to beauty /
ISBN: 1600022650 OCLC: 213819556

Airleaf, [Martinsville, IN] : ©2006.

Yahzi is captured by the Spanish in New Mexico and suffers seventeen years of slavery before she escapes when she causes a sheep stampede.

Return to beauty :
ISBN: 9780865347007 OCLC: 294998636

Sunstone Press, Santa Fe : 2009.

Ride the whirlwind /
ISBN: 159453277X OCLC: 60629046

Bookman Pub. & Marketing, [Martinsville, IN] : ©2004.

  The forgotten Sioux :
ISBN: 0882295012 OCLC: 5999337

Nelson-Hall, Chicago : 1977, ©1975.

  Too many miracles :
ISBN: 0865345112 OCLC: 779607113

Sunstone Press, Santa Fe : 2012.