The Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge
A Lakota Odyssey
By (author) Joe Starita
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Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge by Joe Starita
Book DescriptionJoe Starita tells the triumphant and moving story of a Lakota-Northern Cheyenne family. In 1878, the renowned Chief Dull Knife, who fought alongside Crazy Horse, escaped from forced relocation in Indian Territory and led followers on a desperate six-hundred-mile freedom flight back to their homeland. His son, George Dull Knife survived the Wounded Knee Massacre and later toured in Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show. Guy Dull Knife Sr. fought in World War I and took part in the Siege of Wounded Knee in 1973. Guy Dull Knife Jr. fought in Vietnam and is now an accomplished artist. Starita updates the Dull Knife family history in his new afterword for this Bison Books edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780803292949
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: University of Nebraska Press
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Joe Starita
An award-winning investigative journalist and former New York bureau chief for The Miami Herald, Joe Starita is now an associate professor of journalism at the University of Nebraska.
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