New PDF release: Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender

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 pacesetter one of the Lakota through the 1860s, leader crimson Cloud deeply hostile white enlargement into local American territory. He rejected treaties from the U.S. executive and as a substitute united the soldiers of the Lakota and within sight tribes, changing into the single local American to win a conflict opposed to the U.S. military. regardless of his army successes, purple Cloud well-known that persisted clash could simply convey destruction to his humans. He made the debatable choice to make an contract with the U.S. executive, and moved his humans to a reservation. the consequences of his decision—as good because the conflicts that arose from those that rejected the contract and endured battling opposed to white growth, resembling loopy Horse and Sitting Bull—shaped a lot of the background of local American family members with the U.S. in years to come.
 
that includes archival photographs and S. D. Nelson’s wonderful illustrations, Red Cloud bargains an real local American standpoint on the most pivotal eras of yankee heritage. S. D. Nelson has bought compliment and honor for his works. His ebook Sitting Bull obtained an American Indian adolescence Literature Honor Award. Black Elk’s Vision made the celebrated Texas Bluebonnet grasp checklist and The megastar People earned a Western Spur award.

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