The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History by Catherine PriceThe Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History by Catherine Price

The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History

byCatherine Price

Paperback | August 1, 1998

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In the late nineteenth century the U.S. government attempted to reshape Lakota (Sioux) society to accord with American ideals. Catherine Price charts the political strategies employed by Oglala councilors as they struggled to preserve their autonomy.
Catherine Price is an assistant professor in social and behavioral sciences at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, Texas.
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Title:The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:242 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:August 1, 1998Publisher:UNP - Bison Books

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ISBN - 10:0803287585

ISBN - 13:9780803287587

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The agenda of the American government to restructure the Indian peoples onto reservations or assimilate them into American culture in the 19th century is the subject of The Oglala People, 1841-1879: A Political History. The Oglalas also had an agenda -- to fight the crushing change forced upon them and keep their independence and character. Author Catherine Price is an assistant professor of social and behavioural science in Texas.