Dee Alexander Brown

Dee Alexander Brown (1908–2002) was an American novelist, historian, and librarian best known for his seminal work 'Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee' (1970), which details the history of American expansionism from a point of view that is critical of its effects on Native Americans.


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  1. 1. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

    This book is a compelling historical narrative that chronicles the systematic decimation of Native American tribes in the United States during the late 19th century. The author uses council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions to provide a detailed account of the battles, massacres, and broken treaties that led to the destruction of the Native American way of life. The book centers on significant events such as the Battle of Little Bighorn and the Wounded Knee Massacre, offering a voice to the often overlooked Native American perspective.

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