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    Mari Sandoz
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    978-0803811195
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    Hastings House Pub (September 1, 1975)
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    430 pages
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Map of the Crazy Horse Country. Map of the Crazy Horse Country. 428 pp. New York Alfred A. Knopf.

Map of the Crazy Horse Country. Continue reading the main story. Supported by. Crazy Horse, Who Led the Sioux at Custer's Last Fight; Mari Sandoz Writes the Biography of "The Strange Man of the Oglalas" CRAZY HORSE. The Strange Man of the Oglalas.

Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as "strange .

Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as "strange," fought in many famous battles, including the one at the Little Bighorn. He held out boldly against the government's efforts to confine the Sioux on reservations. Finally, in the spring of 1877 he surrendered, one of the last important chiefs to do so, only to meet a violent death

We’re dedicated to reader privacy so we never track you. We never accept ads. But we still need to pay for servers and staff. Finally, in the spring of 1877 he surrendered, one of the last important chiefs to do so, only to meet a violent death

Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as "strange," fought in many famous battles, including the one at the Little Bighorn. Finally, in the spring of 1877 he surrendered, one of the last important chiefs to do so, only to meet a violent death

Crazy Horse: the Strange Man of the Oglalas. Nebraska: Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, 1971.

The Black Hills were the center of Sioux land, which spread out into what is now called Wyoming, Nebraska, South and North Dakota, and Montana. The young boy was light-skinned compared to his people, and his hair was light-colored and curly, earning him his childhood name of 'Curly. When still just a pre-teen, Curly witnessed the shooting of some of his people by the Army, led by a man named Grattan. Crazy Horse: the Strange Man of the Oglalas.

Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and .

Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as strange. Indeed, Crazy Horse was considered "strange" due to standing true to his ideals and who he really was, instead of the conventional ways of others no matter how traditional. Born of lighter hair and skin, young Curly stood out as different from the beginning of his days. While it is difficult to pen a biography about someone who so little is known about, Sandoz documents all that is known about him in this book. Many of the facts were taken from interviews with people who knew him and lived with him. Those people are all long gone.

The resulting book was Old Jules, published under the name Mari Sandoz, which she had resumed using in 1929. It is entitled Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas. Mari Sandoz: Story Catcher of the Plains. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1982. In 1933, malnourished and in poor health, she moved back home to the Sand Hills to stay with her mother. Every major publishing house in the United States had rejected Old Jules. Sandoz proved to be ahead of her time by writing the biography from within the Lakota world-view, using Lakota concepts and metaphors, and even replicating Lakota patterns of speech. Some critics consider it her greatest work.

Crazy Horse's father also told him that a man should be judged only by the goodness of his actions. So the boy tried hard to tell the truth at all times and not to speak badly of others. Crazy Horse learned to be a hunter. When it was time for him to plan his future, his father took him high into the mountains. Together, they sang a prayer to the Great Spirit, a prayer like this

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