Books tagged: sioux

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The Guard House and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Knuckledown Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » General
This collection of short-short stories carries readers back in time to the post-Civil War era and to the short-lived military post Fort Stevenson, which stood on the frontier near the banks of the Missouri River in Dakota Territory. This work was produced under the Artist-in-Residency Program with the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.
Rain-in-the-Face: Was He the Man Who Killed Custer?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
The name Rain-in-the-Face struck fear into the hearts of white men. He was a fierce Sioux warrior who fought in many battles. One of those fights was the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where General George Armstrong Custer was killed. Many people say Rain-in-the-Face killed Custer. Others said that he killed Tom Custer, General Custer’s brother, and cut out his heart. What is the truth?
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
Series: Andy Johansson Series: Box Set. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Nonfiction » History » Native American
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.
Red Tomahawk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Young Sioux warrior Red Tomahawk and his best friend Curly face the dangers of an increasingly hostile frontier as soldiers and gold-seekers encroach more and more on Oglala and Lakota lands. But neither young man can predict where destiny will take them as the fires of war spread across the plains and Curly becomes the visionary leader of his people known as Crazy Horse! Their fate awaits them.
The Handless Maiden: A Lakota Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Joanna Joe was murdered, her body dumped in a ditch on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Her hands - tattooed with her allegiance to the American Indian Movement - have been stolen. A killer’s trophy? Or a message? Lakota medicine-man-in-training Alex Turning Hawk is determined to find the truth and stop a bloody showdown between AIM warriors thirsting for justice and the FBI intent on control.
PERDIDO EN LAS AMÉRICAS
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: Spanish. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Historical fiction
Perdido en las Américas es el regreso de las novelas de aventuras juveniles, ambientada en el siglo XIX.