The Author is an enrolled Oglala Sioux tribal member, OST 15287. After serving in Korea he earned an undergraduate degree (St. Johns University MN). He rejoined the Marine Corps to become a fighter pilot. Major McGaa returned from 110 combat missions to dance in six annual Sioux Sun Dances. He is a Bush Award recipient wherein he studied under two Sioux holy men, Chief Eagle Feather and Chief Fools Crow and Ben Black Elk, the interpreter for Black Elk Speaks. Eagle Man holds a law degree from the University of South Dakota.
Using story, history, and personal anecdotes, McGaa demonstrates how America has strayed from the Natural Path. McGaa, an Oglala Sioux, offers arguments, examples and possible solutions to the dangers of climate change in order that generations to come will be free to know the value and purpose of humanity’s place on Mother Earth.