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Wooden Leg A Warrior Who Fought Custer

ISBN-10: 0803282885
ISBN-13: 9780803282889
Edition: 2nd 2003
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Description: Told with vigor and insight, this is the memorable story of Wooden Leg (1858–1940), one of sixteen hundred warriors of the Northern Cheyennes who fought with the Lakotas against Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Wooden Leg remembers the  More...

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 10/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 389
Size: 5.34" wide x 8.01" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Told with vigor and insight, this is the memorable story of Wooden Leg (1858–1940), one of sixteen hundred warriors of the Northern Cheyennes who fought with the Lakotas against Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Wooden Leg remembers the world of the Cheyennes before they were forced onto reservations. He tells of growing up on the Great Plains and learning how to be a Cheyenne man. We hear from him about Cheyenne courtship, camp life, spirituality, and hunting; of skirmishes with Crows, Pawnees, and Shoshones; and of the Cheyennes’ valiant but doomed resistance against the army of the United States. In particular, Wooden Leg recalls the fight against Custer at the Little Bighorn, a controversial and arresting recollection that stands as the first published Native account of that battle. As an old man in his seventies, Wooden Leg related the story of his life and the Little Bighorn battle in interviews with Thomas B. Marquis (1869–1935), formerly an agency physician for the Northern Cheyennes. Marquis checked and corroborated or corrected all points of importance with other Cheyennes. This edition features a new introduction by Richard Littlebear, president of Chief Dull Knife College and an enrolled member of the Northern Cheyenne Nation of Montana.

The Author's Statement
Boyhood Wild Days
Roamers in the Game Lands
Cheyenne Ways of Life
Worshiping the Great Medicine
Off the Reservation
Swarming of Angered Indians
Soldiers from the Southward
On the Little Bighorn
The Coming of Custer
The Spoils of Battle
Rovings After the VIctory
Surrender of the Cheyennes
Taken to the South
Home Again on Tongue River
A Tamed Old Man
Clearing the Docket

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