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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI's War on the American Indian Movement

By Peter Matthiessen
Narrated by Mark Bramhall / 28 hours 41 minutes

On a hot June morning in 1975, a fatal shoot-out took place between FBI agents and American Indians on a remote property near Wounded Knee, South Dakota. Four members of the American Indian Movement were indicted on murder charges for the deaths of two federal agents killed that day. Leonard Peltier, the only one to be convicted, is now serving consecutive life sentences in a federal penitentiary. Behind this violent chain of events lie issues of great complexity and profound historical resonance. In this controversial book, Peter Matthiessen brilliantly explicates the larger issues behind the shoot-out, including the Lakota Indians' historical struggle with the US government, from Red Cloud's War and Little Big Horn in the nineteenth century to the shameful discrimination that led to the new Indian wars of the 1970s.

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Author
Narrator Mark Bramhall
ISBN 9781483077567
Length 28 hours 41 minutes
Language English
Publisher Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged
Libro.fm Rank #111,266 Overall
Genre Rank #4,886 in Science
 

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