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Where White Men Fear to Tread

Where White Men Fear to Tread Author Russell Means
ISBN-10 0312147619
Release 1996-11-15
Pages 573
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The Native American activist recounts his struggle for Indian self-determination, his periods in prison, and his spiritual awakening



Where White Men Fear to Tread

Where White Men Fear to Tread Author Russell Means
ISBN-10 0312136218
Release 1995
Pages 573
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The provocative autobiography of the Native American activist, leader of the takeover of Wounded Knee in 1973, recounts his struggle for Indian self-determination, his periods in prison, and his spiritual awakening. National ad/promo. Tour.



If You ve Forgotten The Names Of The Clouds You ve Lost Your Way

If You ve Forgotten The Names Of The Clouds  You ve Lost Your Way Author Russell Means
ISBN-10 9781620952979
Release 2012-02-10
Pages 90
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This book begins the explanation of how traditional American Indian thought and philosophy were integral to day-to-day matrilineal life. The civilization of the American Indian was predicated on the people's relationships with every form of life, from the perspective of close-knit family communities. This introduction partially explains why indigenous people the world over never overpopulate their environment or destroy the lands where they live. This is the only philosophy that can stop the worldwide ongoing rape by the patriarchs.



Ojibwa Warrior

Ojibwa Warrior Author Dennis Banks
ISBN-10 9780806183312
Release 2011-11-28
Pages 352
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Dennis Banks, an American Indian of the Ojibwa Tribe and a founder of the American Indian Movement, is one of the most influential Indian leaders of our time. In Ojibwa Warrior, written with acclaimed writer and photographer Richard Erdoes, Banks tells his own story for the first time and also traces the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM). The authors present an insider’s understanding of AIM protest events—the Trail of Broken Treaties march to Washington, D.C.; the resulting takeover of the BIA building; the riot at Custer, South Dakota; and the 1973 standoff at Wounded Knee. Enhancing the narrative are dramatic photographs, most taken by Richard Erdoes, depicting key people and events.



Ghost Dancing the Law

Ghost Dancing the Law Author John William Sayer
ISBN-10 0674001842
Release 2000-05-01
Pages 320
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This first book-length study of the Wounded Knee trials demonstrates the impact that legal institutions and the media have on political dissent. John Sayer draws on court records, news reports, and interviews with participants to show how the defense, and ultimately the prosecution, had to respond continually to legal constraints, media coverage, and political events taking place outside the courtroom.



Prison Writings

Prison Writings Author Leonard Peltier
ISBN-10 9781250119285
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 272
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Edited by Harvey Arden, with an Introduction by Chief Arvol Looking Horse, and a Preface by former Attorney General Ramsey Clark. In 1977, Leonard Peltier received a life sentence for the murder of two FBI agents. He has affirmed his innocence ever since--his case was made fully and famously in Peter Matthiessen's bestselling In the Spirit of Crazy Horse--and many remain convinced he was wrongly convicted. Prison Writings is a wise and unsettling book, both memoir and manifesto, chronicling his life in Leavenworth Prison in Kansas. Invoking the Sun Dance, in which pain leads one to a transcendent reality, Peltier explores his suffering and the insights it has borne him. He also locates his experience within the history of the American Indian peoples and their struggles to overcome the federal government's injustices.



Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Author Dee Alexander Brown
ISBN-10 1402760663
Release 2009
Pages 544
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Documents, personal narratives, and illustrations record the experiences of Native Americans during the nineteenth century.



Crow Dog

Crow Dog Author Leonard C. Dog
ISBN-10 9780062200143
Release 2012-03-13
Pages 272
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From the co-author of Lakota Woman, which has sold more than 150,000 paperback copies, comes a compelling account detailing the unique experiences and spiritual knowledge accumulated by four generations of powerful medicine men.



The Thunder Before the Storm

The Thunder Before the Storm Author Clyde Howard Bellecourt
ISBN-10 1681340194
Release 2016
Pages 336
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Iconic activist and AIM cofounder Clyde Bellecourt tells "the damn truth" about the American Indian Movement as he lived it.



Wounded Knee 1973

Wounded Knee 1973 Author Stew Magnuson
ISBN-10 0985299614
Release 2013-02
Pages 168
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"Wounded Knee 1973 : Still Bleeding" gives an overview of the occupation, the conference, and some of the unresolved issues discussed leading up to the 40th anniversary of the siege in February 2013.



Lakota Woman

Lakota Woman Author Mary Crow Dog
ISBN-10 0802145426
Release 2011
Pages 263
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Relates the experiences of a Native American woman who grew up on a reservation and joined in the revolution for Native American rights during the 1960s and 1970s.



Buddha s Child

Buddha s Child Author Nguyen Cao Ky
ISBN-10 9781466860858
Release 2013-12-24
Pages 272
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The history of the Vietnam War has rarely been told from the Vietnamese perspective-and never by a leader of that country. In Buddha's Child, Nguyen Cao Ky reveals the remarkable story of his tumultuous tenure as Premier of South Vietnam, and offers unprecedented insight into the war's beginning, escalation, and heartbreaking end. A thirty-four year old pilot and Air Force commander, known for his fighter-pilot's moustache, flowing lavender scarf and his reputation as a ladies' man, Ky in 1965 agreed to lead South Vietnam after a series of coups had dangerously destabilized the nation. Ky's task was to unite a country riven by political, ethnic, and religious factions and undermined by corruption. With little experience in governing and none in international affairs, and while continuing to fly combat missions over Vietnam, Ky plunged into a war to save his homeland. He served as premier until 1967, continued to be active in the war after his resignation, and finally left Vietnam in 1975 during the fall of Saigon. Buddha's Child offers Ky's perspective on the crucial events and memorable images of the Vietnam War: the coup against and execution of President Diem; the self-immolation by the Buddhist monk, and the radical Buddhists' attempt to topple Ky's government; the bloody and pivotal Tet Offensive; the shooting of a Vietcong prisoner, captured in one of the war's most notorious photographs; the Paris Peace talks that sold out South Vietnam; and the last, desperate days of Saigon. In frank language, Ky discusses his own successes and failures as a leader and dramatically relates the progress of the war as it unfolded on the ground and behind the scenes-including anecdotes about Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, William Westmoreland, Henry Cabot Lodge, William Colby, Henry Kissinger, and many others. Buddha's Child is a revelatory, fascinating account of a nation at war by a most unusual man.



Beloved Child

Beloved Child Author Diane Wilson
ISBN-10 9780873518406
Release 2011
Pages 195
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Beloved Child has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Beloved Child also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Beloved Child book for free.



Ohitika Woman

Ohitika Woman Author Mary Brave Bird
ISBN-10 9780802191564
Release 2014-11-18
Pages 304
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“Ohitika Woman might be the nonfiction find of the year.” —Houston Chronicle The beloved sequel to the now-classic Lakota Woman, Ohitika Woman follows Mary Brave Bird as she continues her powerful, dramatic tale of ancient glory and present anguish, of courage and despair, of magic and mystery, and, above all, of the survival of both body and mind. Coming home from Wounded Knee in 1973, married to American Indian movement leader Leonard Crow Dog, Mary was a mother with the hope of a better life. But, as she says, “Trouble always finds me.” With brutal frankness she bares her innermost thoughts, recounting the dark as well as the bright moments in her always eventful life. She not only talks about the stark truths of being a Native American living in a white-dominated society but also addresses the experience of being a mother, a woman, and, rarest of all, a Sioux feminist. Filled with contrasts, courage, and endurance, Ohitika Woman is a powerful testament to Mary’s will and spirit.



Wise Women

Wise Women Author Erin H. Turner
ISBN-10 9780762758050
Release 2009-09-18
Pages 240
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Illustrated with archival photographs, and encompassing twenty states—from Florida to Washington, Alaska to Maine—and many different tribes, this book brings together the lesser known stories of the Native American women who shaped their cultures and changed the course of American history.



Wounded Knee 1973

Wounded Knee 1973 Author Stanley David Lyman
ISBN-10 0803279337
Release 1993
Pages 196
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Stanley Lyman, who was the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) superintendent at the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1973, gives an inside view of what happened when the American Indian Movement (AIM) activists occupied the village of Wounded Knee. Close to the action, he recorded it with unusual candor, directing his sorrow, frustration, and occasional anger to all parties involved—the Tribal Council, the Justice Department, the BIA, FBI, and AIM. His account of the besiegers and besieged reveals a well-meaning and intelligent man forced by dramatic events to reevaluate some long-cherished assumptions. It deserves to be read and studied in any attempt to understand fully Wounded Knee II.



Red Cloud

Red Cloud Author
ISBN-10 0806131896
Release 1999-09-01
Pages 336
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Places the information about the Lakota chief's life within the larger context of Indian tribal conflicts and Anglo-Indian wars