John Canfield Ewers
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
New York
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :

B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1931.

M.A. in Anthropology from Yale University in 1934.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • In 1965 he was the first recipient of the Smithsonian Institution's Exceptional Service Award.

  • He was also the recipient of Winther Memorial award of the Western History Association.

  • Some of his publications include :

    • The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture.

    • The Blackfeet: Raiders on the Northwestern Plains.

    • Artists of the Old West.

    • Plains Indian Sculpture.

source: John Canfield Ewers

Bibliography  :
The Horse in Blackfoot Indian Culture: With Comparative Material from Other Western Tribes, Plains Indian History and Culture: Essays on Continuity and Change , Artists of the Old West.