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Sitting Bull : a biography

Author: Edward J Rielly
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2007.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the life story of nineteenth-century Sioux leader Sitting Bull, describing his abilities as a warrior, the Fort Laramie Treaty, the Battle of the Little Bighorn, his experiences with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, and his death.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rielly, Edward J.
Sitting Bull.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)989861405
Named Person: Sitting Bull; Sitting Bull
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Rielly
ISBN: 9780313338090 0313338094
OCLC Number: 123766965
Description: xvii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Timeline: events in the life of Sitting Bull --
Born to the Sioux Nation (1831-1845) --
A warrior to be reckoned with (1845-1859) --
The holy man versus the U.S. government (1851-1867) --
Failed peace efforts (1867-1873) --
The path to Little Bighorn (1873-1876) --
The Battle of Little Bighorn (1876) --
Exile in Canada (1876-1881) --
Reservation life and show business (1881-1885) --
Return to the spirit world (1886-1890) --
In search of Sitting Bull (1890-the present).
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Edward J. Rielly.
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A revered political, spiritual, and military leader, Sitting Bull was legendary for his stubbornness and battle prowess as head of the Lakota Sioux in the 1860s. This biography explores: Sitting  Read more...

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