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Author: Jeff Ostler, Jeffrey Ostler Narrator: George Wilson, George K. Wilson Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Penguin Library of American Indian History Release Date: April 2011 ISBN: 9781449867621
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In this enthralling narrative, professor and award-winning author Jeffrey Ostler recounts the Lakota Sioux's loss of their spiritual homeland and their remarkable legal battle to regain it. Moving easily from battlefields to reservations to Supreme Court chambers, Ostler captures the strength that bore the Lakotas through the worst times and kept alive the dream of reclaiming their cherished lands. Download and start listening now!


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  • “Ostler is an elegant guide. This book deserves a wide leadership.”

    Jake Page, author of In the Hands of the Great Spirit

  • “An evenhanded scholar, Ostler offers a case study that illuminates Native American claims for redress of history.”


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About the Author

Jeffrey Ostler is a professor of history at the University of Oregon. His book The Plains Sioux and US Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee won the Caughey Western History Association Prize for the best book of 2004 in Western US History.

About the Narrators

George Wilson (1927–2014) received a bachelor’s degree in English in 1949 from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. He was an author and former Washington Post reporter who covered the military from the perspective of soldiers crawling in the mud and from the offices of decision-makers in Washington, and who played a notable role in the Pentagon Papers case.

George K. Wilson is a working actor in stage, film, television, and commercials with almost one hundred audiobook narrations to his credit. He began in broadcast journalism with American Forces Radio and Television and is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He had a lead role in the cult film classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and appeared on television’s One Life to Live, Ryan’s Hope, and The Doctors and has been heard on voice-overs for The Guiding Light and The Cosby Show, as well as many television and radio commercials.