Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876 - 1877

Greene, Jerome A (compiled, Edited and Annotated by)

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-----------hardcover, about 5.75 x 8.75 inches, a near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 164 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, this contains: Introduction. The Great Sioux War and Indian Testimony / Jerome A. Greene -- 1. The Battle of Powder River, March 17, 1876 / Wooden Leg, Black Eagle, Kate Bighead and Iron Hawk -- 2. The Battle of Rosebud Creek, June 17, 1876 / Lazy White Bull, Little Hawk and Young Two Moon -- 3. The Battle of the Little Big Horn, June 25-26, 1876 / Red Horse, She Walks with Her Shawl, Brave Wolf, American Horse, Soldier Wolf, Tall Bull, One Bull, Flying By, Little Hawk, White Bull and Young Two Moon -- 4. Pursuing Soldiers in the Big Horns, July 1876 / Flying Hawk, Little Sun and Little Hawk -- 5. The Skirmish at Warbonnet Creek, July 17, 1876 / Beaver Heart and Josie Tangleyellowhair -- 6. The Battle of Slim Buttes, September 9, 1876 / Red Horse, Charger, Many Shields and Tall Bull -- 7. The Spring Creek Encounters, October 11, 15-16, 1876 / Lazy White Bull -- 8. The Cedar Creek Councils and the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 20-21, 1876 / Long Feather, Bear's Face, Spotted Elk and Lazy White Bull -- 9. The Dull Knife Battle, November 25, 1876 / Iron Teeth, Black White Man, Beaver Heart and Other Northern Cheyennes -- 10. The Battle of Wolf Mountains, January 8, 1877 / Eagle Shield and Wooden Leg -- 11. The Lame Deer Fight, May 7, 1877 / White Bull and Hump -- 12. The Death of Crazy Horse, September 5, 1877 / Standing Soldier and American Horse., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED///. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The Great Sioux War of 1876-1877 is memorable to most Americans because of Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer’s last stand at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. But to the Lakotas (Western Sioux) and Northern Cheyennes who won that battle but lost the war, the experience of those fifteen months was truly a "last stand" - a cultural catastrophe that led to the reservation experience they had fought so long and hard to avoid.

In writings about the history and import of the Great Sioux War, the perspectives of its Native American participants often are ignored and forgotten. In this volume Jerome A. Greene corrects that oversight by presenting a comprehensive overview of America’s largest Indian war from the point of view of the Lakotas and Northern Cheyennes. A counterpoint to his earlier volume, which advances the military view of the skirmishes and battles - including the Little Big Horn - this book presents the Indians’ report on the actions that ended their traditional way of life for all time. The accounts, by both men and women, afford fresh insights into the war.

The Indian recollections provide personal, individualistic descriptions of significant events as the people struggled to protect their homelands, families, and tribal cultures. Most Sioux and Cheyenne accounts of the engagements remained within their own societies for many years. Those that were published during or soon after the war were colored by the defeat and often by mistranslation. This book presents a first-time compilation of the best of the Indians’ recollections. The editor’s introduction gives readers insight into the significance of Indian testimonial sources. Separate introductions place the Indians’ accounts in the context of the war and enable readers to understand interrelationships among the events and thus gain a more complete appreciation of the war and its impact upon the Lakota and Cheyenne people.

About the Author:

Jerome A. Greene is retired as Research Historian for the National Park Service. He is the author of numerous books, including Stricken Field: The Little Bighorn since 1876, Battles and Skirmishes of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877: The Military View; Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877; and Morning Star Dawn: The Powder River Expedition and the Northern Cheyennes, 1876, all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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Title: Lakota and Cheyenne: Indian Views of the ...
Publisher: Norman, OK / London, UK: University of Oklahoma Press ( UofO ), 1994, 1st Edition, First Printing
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Clyde Heron Cover Art
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