New PDF release: From the River's Edge

By Elizabeth Cook-Lynn

ISBN-10: 1559700513

ISBN-13: 9781559700511

ISBN-10: 1937141128

ISBN-13: 9781937141127

“Seeing the Missouri River nation of the Sioux is like seeing the place the earth first well-known humanity….” but the white man’s humanity is forcing wrenching switch upon the land: the time is the overdue sixties, and the Missouri River energy venture, simply accomplished, is unleashing water at the lands that experience nourished the Dakota, bodily and spiritually, for numerous generations.

It is a brand new global, and this is often referred to as development. just like the useless timber [that] protrude from the white people’s reservoir overlaying tribal land, John Tatekeya and different Dakota …discover that, in 1967, their Indian roots are loss of life from sleek society’s encroachment. John wins a courtroom case opposed to a white guy who rustled his farm animals yet is left uncompensated by way of the court docket and betrayed via Indians corrupted by means of the white global. Basing her tale on an exact trial, [Elizabeth] Cook-Lynn has written an introspective attraction for Indians to keep their culture.

—Library Journal

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