Cheyenne Autumn

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U of Nebraska Press, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 282 pages
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In the autumn of 1878 a band of Cheyenne Indians set out from Indian Territory, where they had been sent by the U.S. government, to return to their homeland in the Yellowstone country. This saga of their heart-breaking fifteen-hundred-mile flight is by the author of Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas and Old Jules, also available as Bison Books.
  

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User Review  - jveezer - LibraryThing

I have never gotten past my fascination with cowboys and Indians. Well, actually, I have never gotten past my fascination with Native Americans. The cowboys I can do without, especially after reading ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Cheyenne Autumn, by Mari Sandoz, 1953. This is a brilliant, painstaking, moving book. A history as the Greeks understood history, I think literature that brings us an understanding of our past, and ... Read full review

Contents

Gone Before
1
Sixty Lodges Standing
13
Ahhh Buffalo
24
Shooting and Soldiers Going Bacf 55
35
The First Man Killed
47
Soldiers Soldiers and the Flooding Arkansas
59
A Soldier Chief Dead
71
SappaMeaning Blac
83
Stepping Aside
148
In the Barracks
168
The Fasting 779
179
The Ordeal Begins
194
This Is the Place
212
This Remnant
238
And Now the Yellowstone
248
In the Aftertime
269

To Mafe the Bad Heart Good
96
The Parting
106
Out of the Blizzard
118
The Rejection
130
Notes
275
Index
277
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Mari Sandoz (1896-1966) is the noted author of "Cheyenne Autumn," "Old Jules," and "The Battle of the Little Bighorn," all available in Bison Books editions. Michael Punke is the author of several books, including "Last Stand: George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West" and "Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917,

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