New PDF release: Sitting Bull: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

By Edward J. Rielly

ISBN-10: 0313338094

ISBN-13: 9780313338090

A respected political, non secular, and army chief, Sitting Bull was once mythical for his stubbornness and conflict prowess as head of the Lakota Sioux within the 1860s. His resistance of U.S. govt encroachment onto local lands and his struggle to maintain Sioux tradition encouraged his humans to do a similar, culminating within the conflict of Little Bighorn. regardless of his eventual hand over, Sitting Bull was once the most influential figures within the background of U.S.-Native American kinfolk. This obtainable biography marks the 1st of a number of local American volumes to come back within the Greenwood Biographies sequence and is an important complement to any American heritage or local American stories curricula.

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