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Stories of the Sioux

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Author: Luther Standing Bear
Introduction: Frances Washburn

Luther Standing Bear, a Lakota Sioux born in the 1860s, heard these legends in his youth, when his people were being moved to reservations. In haunting mood and imagery, they celebrate the old nomadic life of the Sioux, when buffalo were plentiful and all nature fed the spirit.

The twenty stories honor not only the buffalo but also the dog, the horse, the eagle, and the wolf as workaday helpers and agents of divine intervention; the wisdom of the medicine man; and the heroism and resourcefulness of individual men and women.

Product Details
  • Paperback: 82 pages
  • Publisher: Bison Books (November 1, 2006)
  • ISBN-10: 9780803293359
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803293359
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
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