Lakota woman /

A unique autobiography unparalleled in American Indian literature, and a deeply moving account of a woman's triumphant struggle to survive in a hostile world. This is the powerful autobiography of Mary Brave Bird, who grew up in the misery of a South Dakota reservation. Rebelling against the vi...

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Main Author: Brave Bird, Mary
Other Authors: Erdoes, Richard, 1912-2008
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991.
Edition:1st HarperPerennial ed.
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505 0 |a A woman from He-Dog -- Invisible fathers -- Civilize them with a stick -- Drinking and fighting -- Aimlessness -- We AIM not to please -- Crying for a dream -- Cankpe Opi Wakpala -- The siege -- The ghosts return -- Birth giving -- Sioux and elephants never forget -- Two cut-off hands -- Cante Ishta : the eye of the heart -- The eagle caged -- Ho Uway Tinkte : my voice you shall hear -- Epilogue. 
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