S. D. Nelson's Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender PDF

By S. D. Nelson

The award-winning writer and illustrator of Black Elk’s Vision and Sitting Bull keeps his picture-book biography sequence with Red Cloud, the tale of 1 of the main debatable leaders in local American history.

a pace-setter one of the Lakota through the 1860s, leader pink Cloud deeply antagonistic white enlargement into local American territory. He rejected treaties from the U.S. executive and in its place united the soldiers of the Lakota and close by tribes, turning into the single local American to win a struggle opposed to the U.S. military. regardless of his army successes, crimson Cloud well-known that endured clash might purely carry destruction to his humans. He made the arguable choice to make an contract with the U.S. govt, and moved his humans to a reservation. the results of his decision—as good because the conflicts that arose from those that rejected the contract and endured struggling with opposed to white enlargement, comparable to loopy Horse and Sitting Bull—shaped a lot of the historical past of local American kin with the U.S. in years to come.
that includes archival photographs and S. D. Nelson’s gorgeous illustrations, Red Cloud bargains an real local American standpoint on the most pivotal eras of yank heritage. S. D. Nelson has got compliment and honor for his works. His booklet Sitting Bull got an American Indian formative years Literature Honor Award. Black Elk’s Vision made the celebrated Texas Bluebonnet grasp record and The celebrity People earned a Western Spur award.

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