My People The Sioux Summary

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The book My People the Sioux written by Luther Standing Bear is a revisit to the past by a master storytelling. Written in 1928 by Standing Bear, his story leaves the impression that history is not always told from the same perspective. Luther Standing Bear in English was also known as Plenty Kill,(Ota Kte) by his Sioux family. The book portrays the dramatic and life changing events of his life and the life of the Sioux. The traditional way of life for the Sioux and all Native American was called into question as the westward expansion of the United States unfolded. Standing Bear as a young child experienced many of the hardships first hand between the clash of cultures of the Native and white. This autobiography helps enlighten to what

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