Dreaming of a True World: A Opchine Wala Ohkon
Poems, stories and memories by Ed Little Crow, Lakota/Dakota veteran of the Seige of Wounded Knee, 1973. This is a small collection of Little Crow's writings and thoughts about the world as we find it now, the world as he knew it when he was young. Included are his poems and stories transcribed from interviews conducted in Ashland, Or. 2006. Includes photography and introduction by antoinette nora claypoole, with archival American Indian Movement (AIM) images donated by old AIM warrior, Robert Robideau, Anishanabe/Ojibway (RIP Feb. 2009).
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