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Blood on the Prairie - A Novel of the Sioux Uprising Paperback – September 1, 2008
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He has published four other memoir/autobiographical books for other authors. These include "Autobiography of a Ghost, "Mind of the Mystic," and "Dreams, Creativity & Mental Health" by Glen A. Just, and "Faces on the Clock" by Larry Bauer-Scandin.
It is the goal of Steven M. Ulmen to write and to publish books that are entertaining, educational, and inspirational, and that contribute to the literature of the world.
Top Customer Reviews
also. It only proved that,after a war,neither side comes out healthy and happy.
The most obvious offensive cultural image was the monument commemorating America's largest mass hanging, the hanging of 38 American Indian warriors who fought during the uprising of 1862. Indians were starving because Indian agents were corrupt and routinely stole government goods designated for the tribes and used the profits to make themselves rich. A local trader was not only corrupt but callous and he became the spark that ignited the fire of revolt. It is worth noting that by 1965 when the Indian campus club was formed that not one of over 300 treaties and agreements with native people was ever kept by the American government. Students were aware of this fact, their own history in Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota and Nebraska, their home states, and wished to bring some of these facts into public awareness.
Indian students set up a speaker's bureau on campus and made themselves available throughout Southern Minnesota and the Twin City Metro Area as speakers. When a new program was created on the MSU campus in the 1970's to help Minnesota teachers become culturally sensitive to the areas ethnic diversity and history, these students led the outreach as speakers.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I appreciated the history. The presentation in the form of a novel actually made the events more real. I would recommend it to friends.Published 10 months ago by Margaret L. Nielsen
We visited New Ulm and the Mankato area last fall, and wanted to know more about the Sioux uprising in 1862. Read morePublished on March 2, 2013 by Mary
This was a very blood thirsty book. The massacres of the young children, the rapes of the white women and the deaths of the young soldiers were too graphic.Published on November 27, 2012 by PMK
Got this book for free, and it was well worth it. I enjoyed reading about the history of Native Americans in Minnesota. Read morePublished on November 27, 2012 by WilmaNC