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Lakota Winds narrates the battle of the Little Big Horn as seen through the eyes of the Sioux. It is a fast-paced story bringing to life that fateful encounter between Custer's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne. Never again would Native Americans assemble in such numbers as they did on that day in 1876, and never again would they inflict such a punishing defeat upon t ...more
ebook, 188 pages
Published September 16th 2004 by Authorhouse
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Janie Pendleton
Sep 26, 2008 Janie Pendleton rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone over the age 8
Lakota Winds by William Venner, is probably one of the best written pieces of YOUNG ADULT historical fiction-novels ever written for the Sioux indians.

William spins an interesting tale with historical facts, intrigue, romance, honor, and even betrayal. The story begins with tribal life style, and that infinate day in history--1876, when the white "horse soldiers" attacked the village of the sioux indians. A day that ended a beautiful way of life--a dynasty. Read about the hours that followed, w
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Brian Tolleson
Jan 10, 2010 Brian Tolleson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great historical fiction about the Battle of Little Big Horn (Custer's Last Stand) from the perspective of the Lakota Indians. The story is engaging, fast-paced, and clearly well researched. The target audience is young adults, but still a fun read for all.
William
Jun 20, 2008 William rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Young Adult story about the battle of the Little Big Horn from the Lakota Sioux point of view.
The use of a sprinkling of Lakota words gives the tale a stronger feeling.
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