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About the Author

Diane Wilson is a creative nonfiction writer. Her essays and memoir use personal experience to illustrate braoder social and historical context. Her first book, Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past, won the 2006 Minnesota Book Award for Memoir, Autobiography, and Creative Nonfiction. Her second book, Beloved Child: A Dakota Way of Life, was released in Sept. 2011. Diane is the Executive Director of Dream of Wild Health, a Native owned 10-acre farm in Hugo, Minnesota. She is a member of the Dakota Kiciya and helps organize the Dakota Commemorative Marches on the Lower Sioux reservation.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Borealis Books; 1 edition (September 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0873518268
  • ISBN-13: 978-0873518260
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,600,102 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This book shows history of the Dakota Sioux from the
Writer's point of view, whose family was part of the
Dakota Sioux. With extreme storytelling skill, she
shows the emotional and physical pain her ancestors
experienced. It is beautifully written
and a very moving book.
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Diane Wilson is a great storyteller. Her narrative is engaging and keeps you wanting more.
This is the second book I have of hers.
A MUST READ!
Also love the artwork on the cover!!
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enlightening and shameful
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There is not anything else like it. I read her first book and this is a great follow up. anyone who loves the Dakota will want to read this.
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A beautiful book and a good way to learn more about the Native American culture and the beauty of it.
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