The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn
A Lakota History
A gripping account of the legendary battle, told from the Lakota perspective. The 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn has become known as "the" quintessential clash of cultures between the Lakota and white settlers. The men who led the battle – Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and Colonel George A. Custer – have become legends.
Here award-winning Lakota historian Joseph Marshall reveals the nuanced complexities that led up to and followed the battle. Until now, this account has been available only within the Lakota oral tradition. "The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn" is required reading for anyone enthralled by the tale of the tragic fight that changed the scope of both America and the American landscape.
262 pp — ©2007