Man on Two Ponies
Running Elk is the son of Pawnee Killer, the last in a line of proud Plains warriors. When his father flees after the Little Big Horn massacre, Running Elk tries to run away from the reservation to be with his father. He's sent to school in Pennsylvania, his named changed to William, and is taught how to live like the white man. But when the Ghost Dances began and the tribes took a new path, William would have to choose.
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