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Don"t Know Much About Sitting Bull (Don"t Know Much About)

by Kenneth C. Davis

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Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSergio Martinez (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7291960M
ISBN 100064421252
ISBN 109780064421256

  Sitting Bull’s drawing book The Smithsonian's History of America in Objects While a prisoner at Fort Randall in the Dakota Territory in , Sitting Bull was given a ledger, colored pencils. Quite a job I haven’t much seen it in life, or in movies, or books. My sparring partners and me were all in the community van, going shopping the other day. And that is where I learned that President Theodore Roosevelt spoke real wisdom when he said “People don’t .

  'Blood Brothers' details the strange, history-defying friendship of Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull Sitting Bull toured with Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West show for a four-month period in Author: Barbara Spindel. Sitting Bull (c. – 15 December ) was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man and war chief, notable for his role in the defeat of George Armstrong Custer and the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of Little Bighorn. 1 Life of Sitting Bull: History of the Indian War of 2 Sourced quotes. 3 Attributed quotes.

Start studying Sitting Bull. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A lock of hair and wool leggings belonging to Sitting Bull will soon be repatriated by the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., to his closest living : Jess Blumberg.


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Don"t Know Much About Sitting Bull (Don"t Know Much About) by Kenneth C. Davis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Don't know much about Sitting Bull. [Kenneth C Davis; Sergio Martinez] -- Explores the life of the Lakota leader, Sitting Bull, in question answer format. Includes sidebars, quotes, maps, and photos. Kenneth C. Davis speaks regularly on national television and radio.

He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He is a contributing editor to USA Weekend, in which his DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT® quizzes are read by : Kenneth C.

Davis. This book is a mixed bag. Clearly, Yenne likes his subject and has done extensive research into Sitting Bull's life. That much is clear from the text.

The specifics and details all seem correct. Yenne provides some amount of historical analysis about many aspects of Sitting Bull's life/5.

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About ® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About ® series for adults and children.

A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont 4/4(35). Sitting Bull (c. ) was a Teton Dakota Native American chief who united the Sioux tribes of Dont Know Much About Sitting Bull book American Great Plains against the white settlers taking their tribal land.

The Fort. Sitting Bull book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. If that is Long Hair, I am the one who killed him, White Bull, the yo /5. Don't Know Much about Sitting Bull; Don't Know Much about George Washington events in this update of his bestselling survey of American history.

He arranges the book around a series of short. If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place. He put in your heart certain wishes and plans, and in my heart he put other and different desires. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.

Sitting Bull, c–, Native American chief and spiritual leader, Sioux leader in the battle of the Little Bighorn. He rose to prominence in the Sioux warfare against the whites and the resistance of the Native Americans under his leadership to forced settlement on a reservation led to a punitive expedition.

Early life. Sitting Bull was born on land later included in the Dakota Territory. InSitting Bull's great-grandson asserted from family oral tradition that Sitting Bull was born along the Yellowstone River, south of present-day Miles City, Montana.

He was named Jumping Badger at birth, and nicknamed Hunkesi, or "Slow," said to describe his careful and unhurried : Húŋkešni (or "Slow") or Jumping Badger, c. Ernie LaPointe did a masterful job of writing this book on his great grandfather, Sitting Bull.

He understood Sitting Bull's values as only a family member could. This book explains more about Sitting Bull in human terms than any other book I have read on Sitting Bull. On one hand it is a.

Sitting Bull was born into the Hunkpapa division of the Teton Sioux. He joined his first war party at age 14 and soon gained a reputation for fearlessness in battle. He became a leader of the powerful Strong Heart warrior society and, later, was a participant in the Silent Eaters, a.

Kenneth C. Davis is an American historian, best known for his Don't Know Much About series. 2 Don't Know Much About History. 3 America's Hidden History.

6 External links. Born in Mount Vernon, New York City, he attended but did not graduate from Concordia College, Bronxville in New York, and Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York. Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull was a holy man who journeyed to exile in Canada in a last-ditch effort to resist the movement to reservation life but surrendered when his people were starving.

His offering of pieces of his flesh at the sun dance just before the Battle of. Great chief of the Lakots Sioux tribe; info based on the book "The Story of Sitting Bull, Great Sioux Chief" by Lisa Eisnberg. Terms in this set (18) or Slow is born in what is now the state of South Dakota. upper midwest United States.

former territory if the Native American tribe of Sioux. A Good Day to Die. Some time in the early spring ofSitting Bull climbed to a hilltop, seeking a vision. In his dream, a great dust storm swirled down upon a small white cloud that resembled.

Sitting Bull was the political and spiritual leader of the Sioux warriors who destroyed General George Armstrong Custer's force in the famous battle of Little Big Horn.

Years later he joined Author: American Experience. "Yenne's book excels as a study of leadership."--The New Yorker "Combining sound historiography and singular eloquence, versatile American historian Yenne provides a biography of the great Lakota leader in which care is taken to describe sources (a great deal of them are in oral tradition) and to achieve balance with compassion.

A warrior as a young man, Sitting Bull was later more of a shaman 5/5(1). Sitting Bull became “the most famous of American Indians,” vilified as the “murderer of Custer” and romanticized as the greatest chief of the Plains.

Yenne’s book excels as a study in. Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, the one I feed the most. For us, warriors are not what you think of as warriors.

The warrior is not someone who fights. Perhaps the most controversial famous leader among the Hunkpapa and indeed, throughout the world is Sitting Bull. Sitting Bull was born on the Grand River in As a youth, historical accounts assert that Sitting Bull was already a deep thinker and a strong warrior.

Throughout most of his life Sitting Bull strongly protested against.Sitting Bull joined in the attack on Fort Phil Kearny and in the subsequent hostilities; but he accepted in good faith the treaty ofand soon after it was signed he visited Washington with Red Cloud and Spotted Tail, on which occasion the three distinguished chiefs attracted much attention and were entertained at dinner by President Grant.of Sitting Bull, reveals family stories that illustrate the famous leader’s life and death in ways that will alter the commonly held knowledge of the Lakota chief.

This is a touching, poignant oral history put to paper in a Native American voice. 51⁄2 x 8 inches Hardcover, Pages 20 Black & White Photos Sitting Bull HiS Life and Legacy w.