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Life of Sitting Bull

by Johnson, W. Fletcher

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Wildside Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Native Americans,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages584
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11973980M
    ISBN 10143448498X
    ISBN 109781434484987
    OCLC/WorldCa176872498

      An historic account of the life and death of the great medicine man and chief Sitting Bull, this book tells not the story of a single leader, but of the entire Sioux Nation and also of the sanguinary Indian War of Known as the greatest of Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull was a holy man who journeyed to exile in Canada in a last-ditch effort to resist the movement to reservation life but surrendered when his people were starving. His offering of pieces of his flesh at the sun dance just before the Battle of the Rosebud reveals his bravery and deep spirituality.

    This book, while typical of many of the lurid “savage Indian” books of the 19th century is for the most part factual, particularly regarding the later parts of Sitting Bull’s life, the Ghost Dance Movement and the events leading up to his Rating: % positive. Sitting Bull was a Teton Dakota Indian chief who led Sioux tribes in their struggle for survival on the North American Great Plains. He was a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who had a lifelong distrust of white men and actively resisted the United States government policies as a tribal chief.

    this book, Robert M. Utley depicts the life of Sitting Bull a Hunkpapa Indian, from when he was born to his death in Utley shows both the personal life and political life that Sitting Bull endured throughout the years. Utley looks at Sitting Bull's life from both “ the white as well as the Indian perspective. Occupation: Chief of the Lakota Sioux Indians Born: c. in Grand River, South Dakota Died: Decem in Grand River, South Dakota Best known for: Leading his people to victory at the Battle of Little Bighorn Biography: Early Life Sitting Bull was born a member of the Lakota Sioux tribe in South land where he was born was called Many-Caches by his people.


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Life of Sitting Bull by Johnson, W. Fletcher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sitting Bull. HIS LIFE AND LEGACY. Never before has the story of Sitting Bull been written and published by a lineal descendant. In Sitting Bull: His Life and Legacy, Ernie LaPointe, a great-grandson Life of Sitting Bull book the famous Hunkpapa Lakota chief, presents the family tales and memories told to him about his great-grandfather/5(68).

Sitting Bull (c. ) was a Teton Dakota Native American chief who united the Sioux tribes of the American Great Plains against the. InSitting Bull returned to the Dakota territory, where he was held prisoner until Inafter befriending Annie Oakley, he joined Buffalo Bill Cody 's Wild West : This book is an interesting and thoroughly-researched account of Sitting Bull's life and legacy.

In Sitting Bull's lifetime, the Lakota's was still primarily an oral tradition, and further confounding for modern-day researchers, the Lakota regularly changed and /5. "The Lance and the Shield" is a must read for those seeking knowledge about the Lakota war chief, Sitting Bull.

Those that know nothing of him will glean helpful information from this book, and will learn many fascinating and interesting things, but moreover, you will learn about someone who dedicated his entire life in service of his people /5(45).

Sitting Bull, c–, Native American chief and spiritual leader, Sioux leader in the battle of the Little Bighorn. He rose to prominence in the Sioux warfare against the whites and the resistance of the Native Americans under his leadership to forced settlement on a reservation led to a punitive expedition.

Sitting Bull's message from spirit life This book, "Sitting Bull's message from spirit life", by Sitting Bull Chief of the Sioux Spirit, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as s: 0.

Before The Lance and the Shield, Stanley Vestal's book, Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux, was the premiere work. However, as Utley expresses, Vestal's work is often more literary than historical.

Given today's trends in historiography, students needed a new text, one with thorough documentation and a more clear writing by: The only book on Sitting Bull written by a lineal descendant Ernie LaPointe is the great -grandson is a matter close to Mr.

LaPointe's reader gets a personal insight on Sitting Bull's life from birth to death, from adolescence to adulthood. Downloading these cost-free Sitting Bull His Life and Legacy ebooks may well make book publishers sad more than their lost income however they won't send an armada of lawyers soon after you.

eBook ID: Si-cf0edc8e49c49fa | Author: Ernie LaPointe. Editorial Reviews "Yenne's book excels as a study of leadership."—The New Yorker "In this stirring biography, Yenne captures the extraordinary life of Plains Indian leader Sitting Bull while providing new insight into the nomadic culture of the Lakota.4/4(6).

Robert L. Utley's Sitting Bull: The Life and Times of an American Patriot, written inprovides an authoritative account of the life of Sitting Bull from a historian's perspective.

His primary source material was taken from the Walter S. Campbell Collection at the University of Oklahoma Library in. Life of Sitting Bull. [William Henry Over] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Sitting Bull; Sitting Bull: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Henry Over.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Sitting Bull also met the "new White Father at Washington," President Grover Cleveland. But life on the road was sometimes unpleasant.

SItting Bull and Buffalo Bill, Courtesy: Library of Author: American Experience. OLD Rare Life SITTING BULL INDIAN War BOOK Johnson Condition: Good Dimensions (in): Height: 8 Width: The Red Record of The Sioux Life of Sitting Bull And History of the Indian War By W.

Fletcher Johnson Author of "The Johnstown Flood," "Stanley in Africa," stc., etc. Published: Edgewood Publishing Company, This 1st edition beautiful hardcover book. This is a comprehensive page of resources.

Below are resources that are available for basic reference and research. Some resources may only be available at Sitting Bull College or with a password. Contact a librarian at or send an email to @ if you need assistance.

Library and Student Services Building, Fort Yates Campus Library. After Sitting Bull was killed, Buffalo Bill bought the horse from Sitting Bull's widows and, according to some accounts, rode it in a parade. And then the horse disappears from the record.

Buy Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull 93 edition () by Robert M. Utley for up to 90% off at Edition: The only book on Sitting Bull written by a lineal descendant Ernie LaPointe is the great -grandson of the famous Hunkpapa Lakota chief, and he presents the family tales and memories told to him about his great-grandfather.

In many ways the oral history differs from what has become the standard and widely accepted biography of Sitting Bull.5/5(2). Life of Sitting Bull and History of the Indian War of by W Fletcher Johnson.

Edgewood Publishing Company, Hardcover. Good. hardcover with rubbing and wear page binding good cover binding loosening but holding on yellowing to pages. Sitting Bull was born into the Hunkpapa division of the Teton Sioux.

He joined his first war party at age 14 and soon gained a reputation for fearlessness in battle. He became a leader of the powerful Strong Heart warrior society and, later, was a participant in the Silent Eaters, a select group concerned with tribal welfare.And a new book about the four-month show biz partnership of "Indian fighter" Buffalo Bill Cody and Lakota Sioux Chief Sitting Bull has been written around the story line, “Foes in ’76, Friends.American Legends: The Life of Sitting Bull eBook: Charles River Editors: : Kindle Store/5(67).