Storyteller, rebel, medicine man, Lame Deer was born almost a century ago on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. A full-blooded Sioux, he was many things in the white man s world rodeo clown, painter, prisoner. But, above all, he was a holy man. Lame Deer's story is one of a harsh youth and reckless manhood, a shotgun marriage and divorce, a history and folklore as rich today as when first published and of his fierce struggle to keep his pride intact, living as a stranger in his own ancestral land.
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