Books tagged: lakota

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With the Dakota Sioux Indians: Writings From Charles Eastman (Ohiye Sa)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,280. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Charles Eastman was born on a Dakota Sioux Indian reservation in 1858. When the Indian Wars broke out, he was taken to Canada, where he lived with a band of Sioux and learned their ways. He later returned to the US, joined white society, and became a leading advocate for Indians in Washington. This anthology includes "Indian Boyhood", "Indian Heroes and Great Chiefs", and other essays.
Washaka--The Bear Dreamer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
An award-winning and beautiful story of friendship between a young Lakota boy and a white boy during a time of great change. Little Chief dreams of a white bear tied to a tree and bleeding at the neck. His grandfather tells him the dream is Wakan and he must watch for this bear—or something like it. The story is based on the dream of Leon Hale, a Lakota man from South Dakota
Cache of Corpses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Porcupine City is a peaceful little town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the last place anyone would think of using as the backdrop for a high-tech, high-thrill treasure hunt. Until the first gruesome clue is found: a headless corpse wrapped in plastic. Deputy Steve Martinez soon realizes that it will take all his patience and cunning to catch the sociopath who's after the next forbidden rush.
A Venture into Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A Venture into Murder, Henry Kisor’s second Deputy Steve Martinez mystery, concerns secrets that Porcupine County has long tried to keep buried. When the body of a mob hit man washes up on the shore and the corpse of a long-missing miner turns up, the two deaths seemingly are unrelated. To forge a link, Steve plunges into shootouts and perilous flights--and risks losing the love of his life.
Season's Revenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When the body of a powerful citizen turns up at an Upper Michigan forest campsite, victim of what appears to be a bear attack, things don’t add up for Deputy Sheriff Steve Martinez. The “random” animal attack, Steve soon learns, might not be so random after all. The more he investigates, the deeper he sinks into an ancient mystery, and he learns that the killer is willing to kill again.
The Circle of Life
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 348,910. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
In a manner accessible to the general reader, this treasury of traditional Native American sacred teachings offers the results of a lifetime of study of oral traditions involving spirituality, ceremonies, visions, healings, everyday life, and the warrior’s way.
Befogged
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,860. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The protagonist, Winnie, manages to flee her superstition-riddled Czech village in the hinterlands of South Dakota and embarks on a lifetime of adventure in search of love and her own special destiny.
The Confessions of Little Big Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Little Big Man was once a mighty warrior of the Oglala Sioux Nation. Now, in his declining years, he is haunted by the decisions of his youth –and by the memory of his greatest friend, Crazy Horse… A short story by Troy D. Smith, winner of the Peacemaker and Spur Awards.
The People's Warrior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This story is told through the eyes of eight-year-old Andy Johansson, who along with his family set off in a wagon train for the Montana gold fields. The wagon train is massacred while Andy is away, and he’s captured by a young Sioux warrior who believes Andy is a spirit sent to him by the Great Wakhan Thanka.
Mountains Melt Away: A Memoir of Grace in an Ordinary Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Mountains Melt Away is a collection of 41 true stories and essays that illustrate many ways God's grace has touched one ordinary life. The moments happened on Lakota reservations, in small towns, on Puget Sound beaches, in hospitals, and cemeteries through events such as deaths, a chance remark, a bumper sticker, and prayers that connected people separated by great distances.