The Evolution of Linda- The Emotional, Spiritual, and Sexual Journey of a Modern Lakota Woman
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The Evolution of Linda- The Emotional, Spiritual, and Sexual Journey of a Modern Lakota Woman

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The Evolution of Linda is the story of Linda Dark Horse, not just a survivor, but a woman of character. The granddaughter of a Lakota medicine man, her life is filled with vivid and powerful lessons. Born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation among the worst poverty in the United States, her story chronicles her amazing life; growing up in the little town of Sturgis, South...more
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Published March 1st 2009 by (first published October 5th 2008)
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Dr. Mim
The Evolution of Linda by Linda Dark Horse and Neil Collins is a sensitive and engaging journey into the life of a young Lakota woman as she explores and discovers herself.

From her longing to belong as a teenager, through her conflicts about her budding sexuality, through heartbreaking losses and overwhelming joy, we join Linda in her internal dynamic and the interaction with the significant others along to way. The authors have brilliantly interwoven her repressed memories into her struggle to...more
Recently, in another review I theorized that most people had a memoir in them, but not many had a life consistently interesting enough to be able to pull off an engaging autobiography. I still think that is true, but obviously there are exceptions, and Linda Dark Horse is one. Although presented as a “fictional autobiography,” it appears this is due to legal reasons related to the police work Dark Horse and her husband have been involved in. I believe that while some portions might have required...more
Neil Collins
Apr 13, 2009 Neil Collins rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone whose suffered loss, been confused about sexuality or purpose
Recommended to Neil by: Linda Dark Horse
Shelves: authored

I met Linda Dark Horse only a few years ago, but I feel as if I’d known her all my life. That’s just Linda, how she is and how she treats her friends. It’s not all that often anymore that you find a person that’s truly and honestly just a loving and accepting person. Linda is that person.

In talking with her, I found myself able to be completely myself without fear of looking foolish or being condemned for some short coming. More than that though, she’s a compassionate councilor that will tell yo

Wamble white eagle
May 22, 2009 Wamble white eagle marked it as to-read
I apologise to Linda Dark Horse for the rating and confusion on her book. I will read it when it becomes available.
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