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Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions : Enriched Classics - John (Fire) Lame Deer

Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions

Enriched Classics

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Published: 1st October 1994
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"Lame Deer"

Storyteller, rebel, medicine man, Lame Deer was born almost a century ago on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. A full-blooded Sioux, he was many things in the white man's world -- rodeo clown, painter, prisioner. But, above all, he was a holy man of the Lakota tribe.

"Seeker of Vision"

The story he tells is one of harsh youth and reckless manhood, shotgun marriage and divorce, history and folklore as rich today as ever -- and of his fierce struggle to keep pride alive, though living as a stranger in his own ancestral land.

Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., author of Indian Heritage of America Lame Deer is a magnificent American....He has demolished so much misinformation and so many stereotypes about Indians and their values and ways of life that we should be ashamed of how little we have actually known of all that he has to tell us. As an individual and as a representative of his people, he is someone whom all readers should get to know -- not just those who are interested in Indians, but every American. The book is destined to become a classic. It will be read, and reread, and quoted from through the years. Personally, I am enormously enriched by it. Rober Brunett author of The Tortured Americans A masterpiece.

ISBN: 9780671888022
ISBN-10: 0671888021
Series: Enriched Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st October 1994
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 11.1  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Type: Revised