Post by Diane Merkel on Mar 4, 2017 12:04:32 GMT -5
The book was published last September. This article includes an interview with its author, William Matson.
"Crazy Horse's family tries to set record straight with book"
Crazy Horse, who led the Lakota to victory over Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s U.S. Army troops at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, is among the most storied of Native Americans.
But the stories have most often been told by outsiders.
“Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy” seeks to change that. It’s based on oral history passed down through the family of Edward Clown, Crazy Horse’s nephew, and told to William Matson, a documentary filmmaker and writer from Oregon.