The Unquiet Grave: The FBI and the Struggle for the Soul of Indian Country
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The Unquiet Grave: The FBI and the Struggle for the Soul of Indian Country

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In 1976 the body of Anna Mae Aquash, an American Indian luminary, was found frozen in the Badlands of South Dakota — or so the FBI said. After a suspicious autopsy and a rushed burial, friends had Aquash exhumed and found a .32-caliber bullet in her skull. Using this scandal as a point of departure, The Unquiet Grave opens a tunnel into the dark side of the FBI and its sub...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published September 7th 2007 by Da Capo Press (first published September 6th 2007)
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Xarah
I'm an archaeologist and have a lot of respect for Native Americans and their history. This book was hard to read and quite sad. While I knew that Indians have hard lives with trying to keep their culture while assimulating into the majority, it was surprising (though not very) that they still have been treated badly so recently.

I find is hard to believe that people can treat others of a different culture in such a way. I can only hope that those who read this begin to understand that different...more
H. L.  Mullins-Owens
A fascinating and disturbing account of a corrupt FBI that turned a blind eye to justice for far too long. Details of the death of Anna Me Aquash and the trials of AIM are discussed with new information that the author uncovered. Investigative journalism at its best!
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Steve Hendricks is a freelance reporter. He is the author of A Kidnapping in Milan and The Unquiet Grave: The FBI and the Struggle for the Soul of Indian Country, which was named to several best-of-the-year lists in 2006. He lives in Tennessee and Montana.
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