1971, 1st edition, 4th printing; Introduction by Cash Asher; McGraw-Hill Book Company publishers, New York; hardbound in ebony boards with gilt lettering on spine; decorative inside boards (see pic); quite good condition of book; dust jacket good with minor edge issues and minor foxing (see pics).
Chief Red Fox -
Chief Red Fox (Lakota: Tokála Luta, also known as Chief William Red Fox; June 11, 1870 – 1976) was an Oglala Lakota Sioux performer, actor, and Sioux Indian rights advocate, born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the Dakota Territory. He was a nephew of famed Sioux war leader, Crazy Horse.
Inside Cover -
Chief Red Fox, who celebrates his 101st birthday this year, has written an extraordinary account of his life and of that chapter in our history that many of us choose to forget: the conquest of the American Indian in the wake of an expanding frontier...
- he remembers the "wild and free" time of his childhood when he lived with his family in a tepee, when food was hunted on foot with bow and arrow, and when the White men who came among his people were counted as friends...