Land of the burnt thigh / Edith Eudora Kohl ; drawings by Stephen J. Voorhies ; with a new introduction by Glenda Riley.

Land of the Burnt Thigh, first published in 1938,is one of the best accounts. Edith Eudora Ammons and her sister Ida Mary moved to central South Dakota in 1907 to try homesteading near the "Land of the Burnt Thigh"--The Lower Brule INdian Reservation. There these two young women, both in t...

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Main Author: Kohl, Edith Eudora, 1884-1959.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1986.
Series:Borealis (Saint Paul, Minn.)
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