At Standing Rock and Wounded Knee: The Journals and Papers of Father Francis M. Craft, 1888-1890

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During the turbulent final years of the Indian Wars, a young Catholic priest entered service as a missionary to the Sioux Indians in Dakota Territory. Father Francis M. Craft rode a three-hundred-mile circuit on the Standing Rock Reservation and, in 1890, was a witness to events at Wounded Knee, where he sustained serious wounds. His journals provide valuable insights into reservation life, including the federal acquisition of Sioux lands and tensions between the Catholic Church and the Indian Bureau. Thomas W. Foley, ...

At Standing Rock and Wounded Knee: The Journals and Papers of Father Francis M. Craft, 1888-1890 2009, Arthur H. Clark Company

ISBN-13: 9780870623721

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