Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains presents biographies of 15 great Native American Chiefs, including Crazy Horse, Siting Bull and Red Cloud. Most of the Chiefs presented were Sioux, and some of them were Eastman's friends such as Rain-In-The-Face. Contents: Red Cloud Spotted Tail Little Crow Tamahay Gall Crazy Horse Sitting Bull Rain-In-The-Face Two Strike American Horse Dull Knife Roman Nose Chief Joseph Little Wolf Hole-In-The-Day
|Publisher:||Madison & Adams Press|
|File size:||1 MB|
About the Author
Charles Alexander Eastman (1858 – 1939) was a physician writer, national lecturer, and reformer. Eastman was of Santee Dakota, English and French ancestry. After working as a physician on reservations in South Dakota, he became increasingly active in politics and issues on Native American rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded thirty-two Native American chapters of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. He is considered the first Native American author to write American history from the Native American point of view.