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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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Brave Bird, Mary
Other Authors: Erdoes, Richard, 1912-2008
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991.
Edition:1st HarperPerennial ed.
Online Access:Publisher description
Table of Contents:
  • 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.