In the spirit of Crazy Horse / Peter Matthiessen ; with an afterword by Martin Garbus.
The author tells the sad story of the ill treatment of North American Indians since European settlers arrived. By means of interviews, attendance at Indian ceremonies, and extensive research, Matthiessen shares details of life both then and now for the many existing tribes. The embarrassing incidents of treaties made and broken seem without end.
- ISBN: 0670836176
- ISBN: 9780670836178
- Physical Description: xli, 645 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Publisher: New York : Viking, ©1991.
"First published in 1983 ... This edition with an epilogue by Peter Matthiessen."--Title page verso.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Book 1. Thieves road: the Oglala Lakota, 1835-1965 -- The upside-down flag: the American Indian Movement, 1968-73 -- To Wounded Knee: February-May 1973 -- The Wounded Knee trials: January-September 1974 -- The new Indian wars: AIM versus the FBI, 1972-75 -- The U.S. puppet government: Pine Ridge and Dick Wilson, 1975 -- Book 2. The shoot-out I: June 26, 1975 -- The shoot-out II: June 26, 1975 -- The "reservation murders" investigation: June-September 1975 -- The fugitives I: July-November 1975 -- The fugitives II: November 1975-May 1976 -- The trial at Cedar Rapids: June-July 1976 -- The trial at Fargo: March-April 1977 -- Book 3. The escape: Lompoc Prison and the Los Angeles trial -- The real enemy -- Another important matter: Myrtle Poor Bear and David Price, 1976-81 -- Forked tongues: the Freedom of Information Act and the new evidence, 1980-81 -- In Marion Penitentiary -- Paha Sapa: the treaty, the Supreme Court, and the return to the Black Hills -- Red and blue days.