Mari Sandoz's Native Nebraska: The Plains Indian Country (Images of America) (Paperback)

Mari Sandoz's Native Nebraska: The Plains Indian Country (Images of America) By Laverne Harrell Clark Cover Image
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When the Mari Sandoz High Plains Center opens in Chadron, Nebraska in 2001, it will be one of three centers at which Nebraska honors its outstanding writers. Through the compilation of over 200 images in this new book, taken from historical collections and her own work, author and photographer LaVerne Harrell Clark contributes to that same purpose. In it, she recreates the frontier life of settlers and the neighboring Sioux and Cheyenne Indians of the sandhills region of northwestern Nebraska. Accompanied by in-depth captions detailing Mari Sandoz's life and works, these images illustrate how she came to hold an outstanding place as an American writer until her death in 1966. Born in 1896, in the free-land region of the Nebraska Panhandle, Sandoz was greatly influenced in her writing by the people who called at her homestead. Her acquaintances included Bad Arm, a Sioux Indian who fought at the Little Bighorn and was present at Wounded Knee, Old Cheyenne Woman, a survivor of both the Oklahoma and Fort Robinson conflicts, and William Buffalo Bill Cody, the legend of the Old West.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738507842
ISBN-10: 0738507849
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: November 9th, 2000
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America