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Red Cloud : A Lakota Story of War and Surrender

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Red Cloud is told from the Native American perspective and explains what brought Red Cloud--one of the greatest Lakota warriors--to prominence as a leader among his people. He led the Lakota in many battles, and the tribe became the only nation to win a war against the US Army on American soil. Unlike Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull, Red Cloud accepted the inevitable advance of white civilisation. He submitted to change and moved his followers onto a reservation. The book tells the story of Red Cloud's life on the plains but also illustrates his travels to the far East Coast, where he met President U. S. Grant and saw Washington, D.C.; New York City; and other eastern towns. A timeline, endnotes and index round out the book.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 260 x 262 x 14mm | 630g
  • Abrams
  • Abrams Books For Young Readers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Full-colour archival photographs and illustrations
  • 1419723138
  • 9781419723131
  • 812,457

About S. D. Nelson

S. D. Nelson is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in the Dakotas. He is the award-winning author and illustrator of a number of books. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.show more

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