The Odyssey of Chief Standing Buffalo (And the Northern Sisseton Sioux)

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Coyote Books, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 118 pages
This is the first book-length biography of Standing Buffalo, the last great Sisseton chief. Although he was a strong proponent of maintaining peaceful relations with the whites, he found himself inextricably caught up in events which led up to and included the Dakota War of 1862. For the following nine years he wandered the upper great plains, a man without a country. He finally died a suicidal-warrior's death in a battle with the Gros Ventres in Montana. His son and band were given a reserve in Saskatchewan, Canada, where their descendents remain today.

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Contents

PREFACE
6
THE DAKOTA CULTURE
13
A LEADER EMERGES
23
Copyright

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