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Sitting Bull Remembers

by Ann Turner

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWendell Minor (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7277516M
ISBN 100060513993
ISBN 109780060513993
OCLC/WorldCa76131737

of Sitting Bull, reveals family stories that illustrate the famous leader’s life and death in ways that will alter the commonly held knowledge of the Lakota chief. This is a touching, poignant oral history put to paper in a Native American voice. 51⁄2 x 8 inches Hardcover, Pages 20 Black & White Photos Sitting Bull HiS Life and Legacy w.   The text of Sitting Bull Remembers is vaguely reminiscent of Eve Bunting’s awful Cheyenne Again, in which a Cheyenne youngster at the infamous Carlisle Indian Industrial School draws in a ledger book and, in his heart, is home again. Here, “Sitting Bull,” incarcerated at an unnamed place that is probably Fort Randall, remembers his life.

Sitting Bull in human terms than any other book I have read on Sitting Bull. On one hand it is a wonder how the family who knew him best could be overlooked by all the historians, and yet on the other hand it is a gift that allowed us to read it in his Great Grandson's own words. Words that a historian wouldn't know how to begin to write. Not.   Sitting Bull’s drawing book The Smithsonian's History of America in Objects While a prisoner at Fort Randall in the Dakota Territory in , Sitting Bull was given a ledger, colored pencils.

  In the fight that ensued Sitting Bull is said to have been killed and five Indian police were also killed. One of the Indian police jumped on a horse belonging to Sitting Bull and rode back to the cavalry and infantry, telling them to hurry up to the support of the police, and then hurried on to the agency with the news of the battle. A Good Day to Die. Some time in the early spring of , Sitting Bull climbed to a hilltop, seeking a vision. In his dream, a great dust storm swirled down upon a small white cloud that resembled.


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Written in poetic prose, Sitting Bull Remembers, is a historical fiction account of Sitting Bull looking back at his life. It is written in first person and gives a romanticized and inaccurate version of Native American history and culture/5. The well-crafted art adds drama and depth to the story.

This book is a mood piece that communicates the injustice of Native American oppression in the s. Those looking for an unbiased, fact-filled account of Sitting Bull's life must look elsewhere, for example, to Ann Todd's Sitting Bull (Capstone, ).—Donna Cardon, Provo City Library, UT5/5(2). In realistic detail, Minor (previously paired with Turner for Abe Lincoln Remembers) paints close-ups (e.g., of a young Sitting Bull battle-ready atop horseback or hunting buffalo), as well as.

This book is an interesting and thoroughly-researched account of Sitting Bull's life and legacy. In Sitting Bull's lifetime, the Lakota's was still primarily an oral tradition, and further confounding for modern-day researchers, the Lakota regularly changed and /5.

Get this from a library. Sitting Bull remembers. [Ann Warren Turner; Wendell Minor] -- Historically accurate fictional portrait of Sitting Bull looking back on the events that shaped his life and fate.

The well-crafted art adds drama and depth to the story. This book is a mood piece that communicates the injustice of Native American oppression in the s.

Those looking for an unbiased, fact-filled account of Sitting Bull's life must look elsewhere, for example, to Ann Todd's Sitting Bull (Capstone, ).Pages: Sitting Bull Remembers [Turner, Ann, Minor, Wendell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sitting Bull Remembers5/5(2). Sitting Bull remembers.

Questions have been raised about representation in this title. More about this feature. — by Ann Warren Turner. Historically accurate fictional portrait of Sitting Bull looking back on the events that shaped his life and fate.

Themes. Genres: Fiction. Bates Library Catalog Book Details on Google Books. Minor's well-rendered, gorgeous illustrations beg for a text that informs and emulates the lyric language of the Sioux. Short, uninterestingly constructed sentences portray Sitting Bull's encounter with Long Hair (Custer), his eventual flight to Canada and finally his return to the government-designated reservation at Fort Yates.

The author purports to speak from the. Sitting Bull of the Hunkpapa band of the Sioux Nation was a warrior, a visionary, a horseman and hunter, and a man who had a deep affinity with nature.

Above all, he is remembered as an extraordinary leader who fought for the freedom of his people and helped to preserve their spirit, even in a time of great tragedy.

Sitting Bull Remembers is an excellent book, especially for year olds who want to learn more about a vanished way of life. It is also aesthetic enough to be a coffee table book for any adult interested in Western lore. Early life. Sitting Bull was born on land later included in the Dakota Territory.

InSitting Bull's great-grandson asserted from family oral tradition that Sitting Bull was born along the Yellowstone River, south of present-day Miles City, Montana.

He was named Jumping Badger at birth, and nicknamed Hunkesi, or "Slow," said to describe his careful and unhurried s/wars: Battle of the Little Bighorn. Sitting Bull, c–, Native American chief and spiritual leader, Sioux leader in the battle of the Little Bighorn.

He rose to prominence in the Sioux warfare against the whites and the resistance of the Native Americans under his leadership to forced settlement on a reservation led to a punitive expedition.

Buy a cheap copy of Sitting Bull Remembers book by Ann Turner. In this dark room,in this place of fences, strange smells,and men with yellow eyeswhere finally I am caughtand cannot get free,I close my eyes and am home again.

Free shipping over $/5(1). "Sitting Bull Remembers," is a powerful story, packed with graphic images that make the reader feel like he is right there in the midst of the war.

Overall, I really liked the story for many reasons. "Rivers sparkle like the eyes of a child," Sitting Bull describes/5(1). Sitting Bull Remembers (Book): Turner, Ann Warren: A look at the Sioux chief who led the Indians at Custer's Last Stand, but who was also a man of mercy, wisdom, and pride.

Tracing Sitting Bull’s history from a headstrong youth and his first contact with encroaching settlers, through his ascension as the spiritual and military leader of the Lakota, friendship with a Swiss-American widow from New York, and death at the hands of the Indian police on the eve of the massacre at Wounded Knee, While Sitting Bull was.

A fictionalized account of the life of Sitting Bull, as told from his point of view. Hunkpapa Sioux Chief Sitting Bull was a holy man who journeyed to exile in Canada in a last-ditch effort to resist the movement to reservation life but surrendered when his people were starving.

His offering of pieces of his flesh at the sun dance just before the Battle of the Rosebud reveals his bravery and deep spirituality. Sitting Bull Remembers. By Wendell Minor, Ann Turner. Grades. Genre. Fiction. This fictional picture book based on historical facts tells the tragic history of how the Sioux people were driven off their land in the nineteenth century, from medicine man and Sioux warrior Sitting Bull's perspective.

Fiction. This fictional picture book. Sitting Bull Remembers is an excellent book, especially for year olds who want to learn more about a vanished way of life. It is also aesthetic enough to be a coffee table book for any adult interested in Western lore.Sitting Bull Tatanka-Iyotanka () A Hunkpapa Lakota chief and holy man under whom the Lakota tribes united in their struggle for survival on the northern plains, Sitting Bull remained.Sitting Bull Remembers Ann Turner Paintings by Wendell Minor Picture Book Ages 6 to 9 HarperCollins,Now imprisoned and unable to “get free” Chief Sitting Bull closes his eyes and travels back to the past when he was just fourteen years old and had earned his name, Sitting Bull, a name his father ‘saw’ in a dream.