BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE

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   Order Code: HRH118    ISBN : 9780805086843
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Author Dee Brown's bestselling history focuses on the events leading to the massacre of the Sioux at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1890.

Beginning with the Sioux victory over George Custer at Little Big Horn, the book intertwines the unique perspectives of three characters: Charles Eastman, a young, Dartmouth-educated, Sioux doctor held up as living proof of the alleged success of assimilation; Sitting Bull, the proud Lakota chief who refused to submit to U.S. government policies designed to strip his people of their identity, their dignity and their sacred land-the gold-laden Black Hills of the Dakotas; and Senator Henry Dawes, one of the architects of the government policy on Indian affairs.

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This title is part of the series: COMMON CORE LIBRARY

Copyright

1970

Pages

481

Grade

8 and up

ISBN

9780805086843