A painter and a teller of stories

Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People

by S.D. Nelson

Through riveting storytelling, readers learn how Chief Sitting Bull (1831–1890), one of the greatest Lakota-Sioux warriors, clung to his belief that the Lakota were a free people meant to live, hunt, and die on the Great Plains. He was eventually named war chief, leader of the entire Sioux nation, a title never-before bestowed, and led resistance against the US Government for more than twenty-five years. Nelson’s artwork for this biography is inspired by Lakota ledger-art drawings of the nineteenth century. For readers ages 8-12.

Publisher: Abrams Books
ISBN: 9781419707315

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