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Vived the Wounded Knee Massacre chronicles a remarkable life that can be Spur Award PDFEPUB or traced through major historical events from the late nineteenth into the mid twentieth century Beard was not only a witness to two major events involving the Lakota he also traveled with William “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s Wild West show worked as a Hollywood Indian and witnessed the grand transformation of the Black Hills into a tourism mecca. Philip Burnham now of George Mason University and a former reporter for Indian Country Today made several years of summer trips to South Dakota where he met established relationships and gathered stories from descendants of the Lakota warrior Dewey Beard Burnham also draws on an interview conducted with the old Lakota shortly before he died Dewey died in 1955 a man in his 90s who survived both Little Big Horn in 1876 and the massacre of his village including much of his own family at Wounded Knee in 1890 Like other natives among them Sitting Bull Chief Joseph and Geronimo he performed in Buffalo Bill Cody s Wil

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Spur Award for Best Western Biography 2015

The resistance of great Native for Best MOBI #245 American warriors to the US government in the war against the Plains Indians is a well known chapter in the story of the American West In the aftermath of the great resistance as the Indian nations recovered from war many figures loomed heroic yet their stories are mostly unknown This long overdue biography of Dewey Beard ca – a Lakota who witnessed the Battle of Little Bighorn and sur. I probably expected too much from this book I had hoped for some insight from yet another Little Big Horn combatant since it seems that I have a limitless hunger for information on the topic Sadly I found that this book fell short of my expectationsFull points to Philip Burnham for writing the book he is a very good writer who was limited by the scarcity of good first hand information He has an obvious passion for the subject but I think he was frustrated by a paucity of documentary information and also by oral sources that might be termed shaky at bestDewey Beard certainly merits the scrutiny of a good biogra

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Beard spent most of his later life fighting to reclaim his homeland and acting as an advocate for his family and his people With a keen eye for detail and Award for Best Epub #226 a true storyteller’s talent Philip Burnham presents the man behind the Award for Best Western Biography Kindle legend of Dewey Beard and shows how the life of the last survivor of Little Bighorn provides a glimpse into the survival of indigenous America ?. This is one of those books that while I enjoyed it a great deal I wouldn t recommend to just anyone or to casual readers in general It is a scholarly work that is most likely intended for those interested in the history of the American WestDewey Beard Putinhin or Wazu Maza was a uniue individual He was a Lakota Indian born around 1858 during the last years of the Buchanan administration and died in 1955 as Disneyland was just being opened During his life he participated in buffalo hunts was present at the Battle of the Little Bighorn was exiled in Canada with Sitting Bull was shot five times at the Wounded Knee


6 thoughts on “Spur Award for Best Western Biography 2015

  1. says:

    I probably expected too much from this book I had hoped for some insight from yet another Little Big Horn combatant since i

  2. says:

    Philip Burnham now of George Mason University and a former reporter for Indian Country Today made several years of summer tr

  3. says:

    This is one of those books that while I enjoyed it a great deal I wouldn't recommend to just anyone or to casual readers in general It is a scholarly work that is most likely intended for those interested in the history of the American WestDe

  4. says:

    Interesting book The treatment of the Lakota's by the government is very sad If your looking for a story about Custer and the Little Bighorn you will be very disappointed as that is a very tiny piece of the book

  5. says:

    At first I wondered how another book about the Little Big Horn would playbut this is a great book Dewey survived m

  6. says:

    The story should be reuired knowledge for every American whether this book or any other source