Library Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Naper Blvd. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
     
Limit search to available items
Results Page:  Previous Next
Author Beidler, Peter G.

Title Murdering indians [Axis 360 electronic resource] : a documentary history of the 1897 killings that inspired Louise Erdrich's the Plague of Doves / Peter G. Beidler.

Publication Info. Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
QR Code
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "In 1897 a family of six was murdered in rural North Dakota. Several Dakota Indians from Standing Rock reservation were arrested, tried, pronounced guilty, and sentenced to hanged. This work gathers together many documents, including the transcript of the trial, along with the author's commentary, telling a disturbing tale of racism and revenge in the pioneer West"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Six Murders, Then Three More; Author's Notes; 1. Despair; 2. Murder; 3. Whiskey; 4. Confessions; 5. Trial; 6. Reversal; 7. Lynching; 8. Recollections; 9. Healing; 10. Epilogue; Key Dates and People; Questions for Discussion; Index
Subject Dakota Indians -- Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.) -- History -- 19th century.
Dakota Indians -- Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.) -- Social conditions.
Dakota Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.)
Homicide -- North Dakota -- History -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- North Dakota -- History -- 19th century.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North & South Dakota -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.) -- History -- 19th century.
Standing Rock Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Beidler, Peter G. Murdering indians 9780786475643 (DLC) 2013036368 (OCoLC)858610768
ISBN 9781476614274 (electronic bk.)
147661427X (electronic bk.)
Patron reviews: add a review
Click for more information
EBOOK
No one has rated this material

You can...
Also...
- Find similar reads
- Add a review
- Sign-up for Newsletter
- Suggest a purchase
- Can't find what you want?
More Information