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The Resource Lakota and Cheyenne : Indian views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877, compiled, edited, and annotated by Jerome A. Greene

Lakota and Cheyenne : Indian views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877, compiled, edited, and annotated by Jerome A. Greene

Label
Lakota and Cheyenne : Indian views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877
Title
Lakota and Cheyenne
Title remainder
Indian views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877
Statement of responsibility
compiled, edited, and annotated by Jerome A. Greene
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Great Sioux War of 1876-77 is memorable to most Americans because of Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer's last stand at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. But to the Lakotas (Western Sioux) and Northern Cheyennes who won that battle but lost the war, the experience of those fifteen months was truly a "last stand"--A cultural catastrophe that led to the reservation experience they had fought so long and hard to avoid. In writings about the history and import of the
  • Great Sioux War, the perspectives of its Native American participants often are ignored and forgotten. In this volume Jerome A. Greene corrects that oversight by presenting a comprehensive overview of America's largest Indian war from the point of view of the Lakotas and Northern Cheyennes. A counterpoint to his earlier volume, which advances the military view of the skirmishes and battles - including the Little Big Horn - this book presents the Indians' report on the
  • Actions that ended their traditional way of life for all time. The accounts, by both men and women, afford fresh insights into the war. The Indian recollections provide personal, individualistic descriptions of significant events as the people struggled to protect their homelands, families, and tribal cultures. Most Sioux and Cheyenne accounts of the engagements remained within their own societies for many years. Those that were published during or soon after the war
  • Were colored by the defeat and often by mistranslation. This book presents a first-time compilation of the best of the Indians' recollections. The editor's introduction gives readers insight into the significance of Indian testimonial sources. Separate introductions place the Indians' accounts in the context of the war and enable readers to understand interrelationships among the events and thus gain a more complete appreciation of the war and its impact upon the Lakota
  • And Cheyenne people
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.8/2
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E83.876
LC item number
.L25 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Greene, Jerome A
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  • Black Hills War, 1876-1877
  • Lakota Indians
Label
Lakota and Cheyenne : Indian views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877, compiled, edited, and annotated by Jerome A. Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-154) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Red Horse [and others]
  • Pursuing soldiers in the Big Horns, July, 1876
  • Flying Hawk, Little Sun, and Little Hawk
  • The skirmish at Warbonnet Creek, July 17, 1876
  • Beaver Heart and Josie Tangleyellowhair
  • The Battle of Slim Buttes, September 9, 1876
  • Red Horse [and others]
  • The Spring Creek encounters, October 11, 15-16, 1876
  • Lazy White Bull
  • The Cedar Creek councils and the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 20-21, 1876
  • Introduction :
  • Long Feather [and others]
  • The Dull Knife Battle, November 25, 1876
  • Iron Teeth [and others]
  • The Battle of Wolf Mountains, January 8, 1877
  • Eagle Shield and Wooden Leg
  • The Lame Deer fight, May 7, 1877
  • White Bull and Hump
  • The death of Crazy Horse, September 5, 1877
  • Standing Soldier and American Horse
  • The Great Sioux War and Indian testimony
  • Jerome A. Greene
  • The Battle of Powder River, March 17, 1876
  • Wooden Leg [and others]
  • The Battle of Rosebud Creek, June 17, 1876
  • Lazy White Bull, Little Hawk, and Young Two Moon
  • The Battle of the Little Big Horn, June 25-26, 1876
Control code
ocm30437435
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 164 p.
Isbn
9780806126814
Lccn
94012473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)30437435
Label
Lakota and Cheyenne : Indian views of the Great Sioux War, 1876-1877, compiled, edited, and annotated by Jerome A. Greene
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-154) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Red Horse [and others]
  • Pursuing soldiers in the Big Horns, July, 1876
  • Flying Hawk, Little Sun, and Little Hawk
  • The skirmish at Warbonnet Creek, July 17, 1876
  • Beaver Heart and Josie Tangleyellowhair
  • The Battle of Slim Buttes, September 9, 1876
  • Red Horse [and others]
  • The Spring Creek encounters, October 11, 15-16, 1876
  • Lazy White Bull
  • The Cedar Creek councils and the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 20-21, 1876
  • Introduction :
  • Long Feather [and others]
  • The Dull Knife Battle, November 25, 1876
  • Iron Teeth [and others]
  • The Battle of Wolf Mountains, January 8, 1877
  • Eagle Shield and Wooden Leg
  • The Lame Deer fight, May 7, 1877
  • White Bull and Hump
  • The death of Crazy Horse, September 5, 1877
  • Standing Soldier and American Horse
  • The Great Sioux War and Indian testimony
  • Jerome A. Greene
  • The Battle of Powder River, March 17, 1876
  • Wooden Leg [and others]
  • The Battle of Rosebud Creek, June 17, 1876
  • Lazy White Bull, Little Hawk, and Young Two Moon
  • The Battle of the Little Big Horn, June 25-26, 1876
Control code
ocm30437435
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 164 p.
Isbn
9780806126814
Lccn
94012473
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)30437435

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