The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History
Most of the world remembers Crazy Horse as a peerless warrior who brought the U.S. Army to its knees at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But to his fellow Lakota Indians, he was a dutiful son and humble fighting man who—with valor, spirit, respect, and unparalleled leadership—fought for his people’s land, livelihood, and honor. In this fascinating biography, Joseph Marshall, himself a Lakota Indian, creates a vibrant portrait of the man, his times, and his legacy.
Drawing on firsthand research and his culture’s rich oral tradition (rarely shared outside the Native American community), Marshall reveals many aspects of Crazy Horse’s life, including details of the powerful vision that convinced him of his duty to help preserve the Lakota homeland—a vision that changed the course of Crazy Horse’s life and spurred him confidently into battle time and time again.
The Journey of Crazy Horseis the true story of how one man’s fight for his people’s survival roused his true genius as a strategist, commander, and trusted leader. And it is an unforgettable portrayal of a revered human being and a profound celebration of a culture, a community, and an enduring way of life.
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Review: The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota HistoryUser Review - Clinton Paquin - Goodreads
A recount by a Lakota Sioux. Gives the account of Crazy Horses highs and lows from the perspective of the Lakota oral narrative. Traditional story telling makes for a good narrative, but often and angled depiction of the story and this is no exception. Read full review
Review: The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota HistoryUser Review - Goodreads
Marshall traces the life of Crazy Horse of the Lakota Sioux. He evaluates Crazy Horse's role at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This is a good read for those interested in Native Americans and the American West. Read full review
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