The Book of the American Indian

The Book of the American Indian

The Book of the American Indian

The Book of the American Indian

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CONTENTS

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WAHIAH--A SPARTAN MOTHER 1

NISTINA 15

THE IRON KHIVA 25

THE NEW MEDICINE HOUSE 39

RISING WOLF--GHOST DANCER 51

THE RIVER'S WARNING 67

LONE WOLF'S OLD GUARD 77

BIG MOGGASEN 87

THE STORM-CHILD 95

THE BLOOD LUST 105

THE REMORSE OF WAUMDISAPA 113

A DECREE OF COUNCIL 121

DRIFTING CRANE 127

THE STORY OF HOWLING WOLF 135

THE SILENT EATERS 159

I. THE BEGINNINGS OF POWER 159

II. POLICY AND COUNCIL 168

III. THE BATTLE OF THE BIG HORN 173

IV. DARK DAYS OF WINTER 189

V. THE CHIEF SURRENDERS HIMSELF 195

VI. IN CAPTIVITY 204

VII. HE OPPOSED ALL TREATIES 215

VIII. THE RETURN OF THE SPIRITS 219

IX. THE MESSAGE OF KICKING BEAR 226

X. THE DANCE BEGINS 232

XI. THE BREAKING OF THE PEACE PIPE 239

XII. THE CHIEF PROPOSES A TEST 252

XIII. THE CHIEF PLANS A JOURNEY 264

XIV. THE DEATH OF THE CHIEF 270

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