This story of Native American History, told by a Native American, provides a new perspective on the iconic legend Sitting Bull.
Now in paperback, this is the only book on Sitting Bull written by a lineal descendant of the famous Hunkpapa Lakota chief. Ernie LaPointe is the great-grandson of Sitting Bull, and he presents the family tales and memories told to him about his great-grandfather in this compelling monograph. In many ways, the oral history differs from what has become the standard and widely accepted biography of Sitting Bull. LaPointe explains the discrepancies, how they occurred, and why he wants to tell his story of Tatanka Iyotake.
This book is powerful. It is a Native American voice, telling Native American History, for all people to better understand a culture, a leader, and a man.
Ernie LaPointe is the great-grandson of Hunkpapa Lakota chief, Sitting Bull. He is a Sun Dancer, Native American author, orator, and president and founder of the Sitting Bull Family Foundation. He resides in Rapid City, South Dakota.
In 1988, Jeff and Greg Danz had a dream. They would open a store that they would want to shop. So they bought an empty turn of the century building in the heart of downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The brothers spent a year restoring the building and developing the concept for what would become Zandbroz Variety. When the doors opened in May of 1989, Zandbroz was a bookstore with an eclectic mix of other inventory, an old fashioned soda fountain and coffee bar. The store was a hit and a couple of years later a second location was opened in Fargo, ND. Zandbroz Variety started in a world before Barnes and Noble, Starbucks and internet shopping were part of the landscape. That of course all changed and so too Zandbroz has evolved and changed –THIRTY years later and we are still here!
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