"A giant of a book. Indescribably touching, extraordinarily intelligent."-The Los Angeles Times Book Review. Matthiessen's chronicle of a fatal gun-battle between FBI agents and American Indian Movement activists in 1975.
Kept off the shelves for eight years by legal battles, this is the comprehensive history of the desperate Indian efforts to maintain their traditions and preserve the sacredness of the earth. Matthiessen reveals the Lakota Indians' long struggle with the U.S. Government, from Red Cloud's War and Little Big Horn to the Indian wars of the 1970s. 3 maps.
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Please sign here ? Eagle Horse ? Dakota wind --Pray for the people ? Anna Mae ? Not for sale --Stolen land ? You're a brave one ? Song for Leonard Peltier ? A crime that isn't mine ? Blow Dakota blow --Patriot ? Bury my heart ? Leonard Peltier in his own words.