Quiet Until the Thaw - Part 1, Italians/Indians Cry Too – The Old Buffalo Bull, Again Summary & Analysis

Fuller, Alexandra
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The narrator provides examples, including Billy Mills, to prove that “Indians were mostly whatever Other People needed them to be” (57). To honor his achievements, a community hall on the reservation was named in honor of him. Originally this was a Lakota name that translates to Respects the Earth, but the government changed it to Loves his Country to suit their propaganda needs. When Rick Overlooking Horse returned to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Mina Overlooking Horse expressed her disappointment with You Choose Watson for finding a way out of the war that maimed Rick Overlooking Horse. The latter traded all he owned for supplies and found a teepee on a secluded piece of land after seeking permission from Mina Overlooking Horse, who was growing in age.

As foreshadowed, Mina Overlooking Horse was believed to have had...

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