Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man by William Shatner, David Fisher

By William Shatner, David Fisher

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors at the set of the fellow from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they understand that their subsequent roles, in a brand new technology fiction tv sequence, could form their lives in methods not anyone may have expected. In seventy-nine tv episodes and 6 function motion pictures, they grew to grasp one another greater than such a lot acquaintances may possibly ever imagine.
Over the process part a century, Shatner and Nimoy observed one another via own highs and lows. during this powerfully emotional booklet, Shatner tells the tale of a guy who was once his good friend for 5 a long time, recounting anecdotes and untold tales in their lives off and on set, in addition to accumulating tales from others who knew Nimoy good, to offer a whole photograph of a wealthy life.

As a lot a biography of Nimoy as a narrative in their friendship, Leonard is a uniquely heartfelt e-book written by way of one mythical actor in occasion of one other.

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The cults, or clubs, had such names as Black-tailed Deer, Eagle, Reindeer, Buffalo, and Coyote. One such club, the Society of Lucky Children, was not made up of children but adults. In their gatherings, they sat on their mats and recounted lucky things that had happened to them, their tribe, or their ancestors. The Pawnee language derives from its Caddoan ancestry and is a language group shared by the Caddo, Wichita, Arikara, 39 40 THE PAWNEE and Pawnee peoples. Of the Pawnees’ four bands (Chaui, Pitahawirata, Kitkahahki, and the Skiri, or Skidi), however, the Skidi or “Wolf ” band speaks a different dialect from the other three, probably because it is more separate geographically.

There are stories from long ago that tell of someone paying a doctor to put a spell on someone else, to make them ill or die. Usually this was done out of envy, revenge, or hatred. ” 37 38 THE PAWNEE Pawnee men recorded many events on buffalo robes and tepee covers, including buffalo hunts and battles. Shown here is a depiction of a battle between the Pawnee and Konza, or Kansa, Indians which dates to the mid-eighteenth century. sticks” expressly for this purpose. To a lesser degree, the taking of scalps was also considered a form of counting coup, as was the stealing of horses.

Pottery excavated from Pawnee villages has a shape characteristic of the Pawnee method of pottery making, with a large, globular bottom and a thick rim. This rim was used by the cook, who secured a rawhide “handle” around it, to carry it or hang it from the cooking fire. The skins of animals were also important to Pawnee daily life and survival. Tepee covers, moccasins, saddles, ropes and whips, parfleches (a bag made from animal skin), and a kind of water bucket all came from various types of hide.

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