The Life and Death of Crazy Horse Summary
Russell Freedman

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The Life and Death of Crazy Horse Summary

This book is not only a biography of the most famous of all Sioux warriors and leaders but documents a history of a people, the Lakota Sioux. As the United States expanded westward on the Oregon Trail during the latter part of the nineteenth century, the presence of ranchers, miners, and soldiers to protect them, changed the Indians' way of life. As a member of the Oglalas, one of seven tribes of the Teton...

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