"Combining sound historiography and singular eloquence, versatile American historian Yenne provides a biography of the great Lakota leader in which care is taken to describe sources (a great deal of them are in oral tradition) and to achieve balance with compassion. A warrior as a young man, Sitting Bull was lat ...more
However, Yenne's style is very folksy in tone. He also brings in references to present-day popular cult ...more
This book talks about Native Americans and how they used bulls. This type animal was really important for the Native Americans." The Native Americans did a lot of war with bulls". ( Elizabeth 10).HunkPapa was one of the first people to ever kill a bull with a bow and arrow. Bow and arrows were really hard to use. Native Americans usally mastered it when they became 15 years old. They ued to go on a gang or grouped to capture bulls.
Another awesome thing about Native Americans were t ...more
Has select timeline, pictures from archives,
Another great book about Sitting Bull. I like the way the writer interweaves history and culture and incorporates the views of tribes today of Sitting Bull. He goes to the Standing Rock reservation and walks the ground.
Well written and well documented.
The New Yorker wrote of Sitting Bull, his biography of the great Lakota leader, that it "excels as a study in leadership." This book was named to the number 14 spot among Amazon's 100 Best Books of the Year.
Library Journal observed that "e...more