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Chandra Lahiri

Red Road Across the Great Plains

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ISBN: 978-935391523---0
Verlag: Chandra Lahiri
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242 Seiten, 2019

Hauptbeschreibung

<p><strong>A life-changing solo voyage of discovery across the blood-soaked Great Plains. A pilgrimage to momentous sites of Native American heritage.</strong> <strong>Meet the amazing &ldquo;invisible warriors&rdquo; fighting impossible odds to reclaim their heritage and share in the American Dream without losing their unique identity, much as their ancestors fought on the battlefields to save their way of life.&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Nurturing a half-century obsession with Native America and the Old Frontier, this now-retired corporate CEO&nbsp;takes the reader along on his astonishing solo road-trip through haunting places of intense tragedy and stunning triumphs, through Native American spiritual experiences that shook the atheist in him,&nbsp;plunging into the rough and tumble worlds that were Deadwood and Dodge City,&nbsp;chuckling gently over modern American idiosyncrasies. Neither a &ldquo;white historian&rdquo; nor a &ldquo;red commentator,&rdquo; he visits both sides of the Native American experience and, in the most depressed Native Reservations, discovers exciting sparks of a brighter, more hopeful future emerging - a very different take on the usual Reservation stereotypes and stories of misery. This is&nbsp;an unusual and enthralling odyssey effortlessly plaiting space and time, easy to read, without pompous sermonizing.</p>

Inhaltsverzeichnis

<p>Acknowledgments</p><p>Foreword</p><p>Timelines &amp; maps</p><p>Day 0&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Dawn&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Day 1&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Westward Ho!</p><p>Day 2&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Trail of Tears</p><p>Day 3&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Landlocked Submarine</p><p>Day 4&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Comanche Attack!</p><p>Day 5&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;A Missing Head</p><p>Day 6&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Remington and the Chuck-wagons</p><p>Day 7&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Death at Dawn</p><p>Day 8 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Get the heck out of Dodge!</p><p>Day 9&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Tornado on my tail</p><p>Day 10&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Nabbed!</p><p>Day 11&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Treachery</p><p>Day 12&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Murder Most Foul</p><p>Day 13&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Requiem</p><p>Day 14&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The Last Medicine Man</p><p>Day 15&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Invisible Warriors</p><p>Day 16 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;To the Missouri!</p><p>Day 17 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Back to the Future</p><p>Day 18&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The Berlin Wall...in South Dakota?</p><p>Day 19&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Behold, the Holy Mountain</p><p>Day 20&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Tasunko Witko</p><p>Day 21&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Choo Choo Train</p><p>Day 22 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Sin and Debauchery&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p>Day 23&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Witness to Murder</p><p>Day 24&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;One for the Underdog; Zero for Hubris</p><p>Day 25&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Glory in Sunset</p><p>Day 26&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Hippies and Hell&rsquo;s Angels</p><p>Day 27&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Trail&rsquo;s End</p><p>Day 28&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Steaming Earth</p><p>Day 29&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Bear Encounter</p><p>Day 30&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Toksha Akhay</p><p>Afterword</p><p>Lakota Words Used in this Book&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>A Few Little-Known Facts</p><p>A brief reading and viewing list</p>