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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

An Indian History of the American West

Dee Brown

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Dee Brown’s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (1970) traces the gradual decimation and confinement of Native Americans during the second half of the nineteenth century. The narrative makes clear why the Native Americans grew increasingly distrustful of their white American conquerors, faced as they were with a heap of broken promises that ultimately fractured their spirits...

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PREVIEW

Dee Brown’s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (1970) traces the gradual decimation and confinement of Native Americans during the second half of the nineteenth century. The narrative makes clear why the Native Americans grew increasingly distrustful of their white American conquerors, faced as they were with a heap of broken promises that ultimately fractured their spirits...