In 1858, eight-year-old Andy Johansson and his family set off in a wagon train for Montana. The wagon train is massacred while Andy is away, and he's captured by a young Sioux warrior who believes Andy is a spirit sent to him by the Great Wakhan Thanka.
Years later, when soldiers arrive to force the Indians out, Andy, having been raised as Sioux, has to choose between his race and his culture. He joins his Indian brother in an attempt to save their land. The brother is not an imposing sight, but the mention of his name drives a dagger of fear through the hearts of whites.
The brother's name is Crazy Horse.
What did you love best about The People's Warrior?
By surprise, this book tells the real story of the leaders and their frame of mind of the Lakota people and the history of the Sioux tribe. Outstanding and worth the price.
Who was your favorite character and why?
What does Kirk Winkler bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
The truth about the Western Indians.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
Crazy Horses death.