Sitting Bull, war chief of the Sioux
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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Plains

Subjects:

  • Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890,
  • Dakota Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Dakota Indians -- Biography,
  • Indians of North America -- Great Plains -- Biography,
  • Kings, queens, rulers, etc

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About the Edition

A biography of the Sioux chief who led the Indians at Custer"s Last Stand, but who was also a man of mercy, wisdom, and pride seeking a peaceful existence for his people.

Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Eric von Schmidt.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
ContributionsVon Schmidt, Eric, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.D1 O25
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5606301M
LC Control Number68013523

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The book proves that Sitting Bull was a peaceful leader. He once spared the life of an Army deserter precisely because the man had deserted and was therefore no longer an enemy. He fought long and. Original Sitting Bull 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" cabinet bust portrait, imprinted “Geo. W. Scott, Fort Yates, Dakota,” on the bottom border and signed by Sitting Bull on the verso. Had Custer obeyed orders and waited until the command all came up, they could have forced the Indians to come in as prisoners, and thereby ended the Sioux war. Sitting Bull by: S. D. Nelson Sitting Bull (c. –) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull’s childhood—killing his first buffalo at age 10—to being named war chief to leading his people against the U.S. Army, Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People brings the story of the great chief to light. Yet it was Sitting Bull who acquired the notoriety and was paraded in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show as "the warrior who killed Custer." But this new edition of Stanley Vestal's "If that is Long Hair, I am the one who killed him," White Bull, the young nephew of Sitting Bull, said when Bad Juice pointed out Custer's body immediately after the /5.