Sitting Bull by Herman J. Viola

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Published by Raintree Publishers in Milwaukee .

Written in English

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A biography of the Native American who engineered the defeat of Custer and his troops at Little Big Horn and toured with Buffalo Bill"s Wild West Show.

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Statementtext by Herman J. Viola ; illustrations by Charles Shaw.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesAmerican Indian stories
ContributionsShaw, Charles, 1941- ill.
LC ClassificationsE99.D1 S6272 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2191643M
ISBN 100817234012
LC Control Number89010372

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Jan 08,  · 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.

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Yenne’s book excels as a study in. Sitting Bull's army had split up and soon he was forced to retreat to Canada.

InSitting Bull returned and surrendered to the United States. He would now live in a reservation. Death Inthe local Indian Agency police feared that Sitting Bull was planning to flee the reservation in support of a religious group called the Ghost Dancers.

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Sitting Bull, named Jumping Badger as a child, was born into a prominent Hunkpapa Lakota family between the years ofnear the confluence of the Grand and Missouri Rivers in present day South Dakota, or perhaps along the Yellowstone River. Sitting Bull's father and two of his uncles were chiefs within the tribe.

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Born on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sitting Bull, as he was later called, was tribal chief and holy man of the Lakota Sioux tribe in a time of fierce conflict with the United States.

As the government seized Native American lands, Sitting Bull relied. Sitting Bull was a powerful Hunkpapa Lakota Indian Chief who-along with the Lakota Indians and other nearby tribes-was involved in brutal battles with the United States over land issues.

All tribes that were fighting to avoid the reservation eventually surrendered, and the Lakota people were no exception. Stanley Vestal is the pen name of Walter S.

Campbell, who up grew up in Southern Cheyenne country. A graduate of Oxford University and longtime Professor of English at the University of Oklahoma, he wrote many distinguished books on American Indians and the Reviews: 3.

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Sitting Bull: A New Biography June 25,marks the th anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. A new biography of Sitting Bull sheds light on the Lakota chief who won the battle and fought to maintain his people's way of life.Sitting Bull was held as a prisoner of war for 2 years, and released in May Sitting Bull retired to the Standing Rock Reservation.

Life for the Sioux was changing. As he continued to speak out against the destruction of his tribe, Sitting Bull was encouraged to travel away from the reservation so that he would not stir up futher resistance.Sitting Bull summary: “I have killed, robbed, and injured too many white men to believe in a good peace.” Such were the fateful words of Hunkpapa Lakota Sitting Bull, born in near the shores of the Grand River located in the Dakota Territory.

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