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Standing Bear Is a Person The True Story of a Native American's Quest for Justice

ISBN-10: 0306814412

ISBN-13: 9780306814419

Edition: 2004

Authors: Stephen Dando-Collins

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In 1877, Standing Bear and his Indian people, the Ponca, were forcibly removed from their land in northern Nebraska. In defiance, Standing Bear sued the US District Court for the right to return home. This is the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of that landmark 1879 court case.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Yannick Murphy is the author of the novels Signed, Mata Hari ; Here They Come ; and The Sea of Tree s, as well as two story collections and several children's books. She is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Award, and a Chesterfield Screenwriting Award.Her work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading and The O. Henry Prize Stories . She lives in Vermont with her veterinarian husband and their children.Stephen Dando-Collins is the author of the acclaimed CAPTAIN BLIGH'S OTHER MUTINY and a successful series of popular histories about the legions of ancient Rome published in the US, UK, and Australia: CAESAR'S LEGION, NERO'S KILLING MACHINE , CLEOPATRA'S KIDNAPPERS, MARK ANTONY'S HEROES. His historical novel THE INQUEST, was published in the US, Canada, Spain and Italy. PASTEUR'S GAMBIT was shortlisted for the science prize in the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards and won the Queensland Premier's Science Award.