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Young Lance is his father's son when it comes to the daring needed for gaining honors in the war councils of the plains Sioux. Even greater is his seeing medicine. With eyes growing sharper, he watches the warring between tribes, the buffalo hunting, the daily routine—and shows it all in pictures drawn in the dust or on skins with charcoal and color sticks. But catching the story of Sioux society in the 1840s is not for an impetuous and unseasoned youth. Many adventures, sorrows, and hardships must pass before the village sings Lance's new name: Story Catcher, recorder of the history of his people.

Rooted in legend, history, and empathetic understanding, The Story Catcher, Sandoz's last novel, won the Levi Strauss Golden Saddleman Award and the Western Writers of America Spur Award.

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A young Sioux warrior earns the right to be called historian for his tribe after numerous adventures and trials which test his ability to tell the story of his people with truth and courage.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803291638
Author:
Sandoz, Mari
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Dakota indians
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Fiction.
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Dakota Indians -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
Extra series, CX
Publication Date:
19860631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
175
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
12-UP

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