Good Friday on the Rez

Good Friday on the Rez

A Pine Ridge Odyssey

Book - 2017 | First edition
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"Good Friday on the Rez introduces readers to places and people that author, writer, and entrepreneur David Bunnell encounters during his one day, 280-mile road trip from his boyhood Nebraska hometown to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to visit his longtime friend, Vernell White Thunder, a full-blooded Oglala Lakota, descendant of a long line of prominent chiefs and medicine men. This captivating narrative is part memoir and part history. Bunnell shares treasured memories of his time living on and teaching at the reservation... Substantive and at times disturbing, Bunnell reflects back to his time on the rez during the violent 70s when he smuggled food to radical Indians at Wounded Knee. Peppered with Vernell White Thunder's spellbinding stories of growing up in a one-room log house with his medicine man grandfather, Bunnell begs the reader to join in on the poignant conversations about present-day Native Americans."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781250112538
1250112532
Characteristics: xvi, 271 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm

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