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The Road to Lame Deer
by Jerry Mader
A bittersweet cross-cultural friendship and the richness and melancholy of modern Cheyenne life are unforgettably recorded in the words and photographs of The Road to Lame Deer.In the 1970s photographer and writer Jerry Mader was drawn into the community of Lame Deer on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana. The winding road to Lame Deer allowed Mader to gradually p ...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by University of Nebraska Press
(first published January 9th 2002)
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This is a book of honesty. Jerry Mader writes about his time spent on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Eastern Montana and the friendships he made. He weaves Cheyenne history into the telling of his story. You, as a reader, enter the world of contemporary reservation life. Leave your assumptions on the coffee table and the author will acquaint you with reservation life. This is told from his perspective and experiences. A rancher in the nearby area may have another story, but this isn ...more