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Tony Hollihan

Dr. Tony Hollihan is an educator, author and historian who has held a life-long fascination with the historical and sometimes mythic figures of North America. His passion for history led to a Masters degree in American and Canadian history and a Ph.D. in the History of Education. Dr. Hollihan is the author of several books in Folklore Publishing's Legends series, including Great Chiefs, Volumes I and II, Sitting Bull in Canada, Kootenai Brown, and the forthcoming title Frontiersmen.

Sitting Bull in Canada
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This well-paced narrative recounts the story of the great Sioux chief Sitting Bull's retreat into Canada after the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The story tells of the respect that developed between the fierce warrior and the celebrated Mountie Major James Walsh.

Suggested Grades: 8-12
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The Great Chiefs: Volume 1
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A tribute to the courageous chiefs and warriors who fought to protect their people and preserve the native way of life in the face of European expansion across North America.

Sequoyah, a Cherokee who invented a system of writing for his people Sitting Bull, the powerful warrior and spiritual leader of the Lakota Sioux who doggedly fought white incursions on Sioux land Chief Joseph, who led the Nez Perce on a heroic and doomed flight to freedom
Louis Riel, who was hanged as a traitor after fighting to protect the Metis Red Cloud, who fought with Sitting Bull to prevent settlers from crossing Sioux lands Quanah Parker, the Comanche chief who led his peopel in the fight to preserve their homelands.

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The Great Chiefs: Volume 2
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More chronicles of renowned native leaders who grappled with the catastrophic arrival of foreigners on their soil, and the measures they took to protect their people.

Tecumseh, the Shawnee leader who tried to unite all tribes into a single alliance Geronimo, who fought to keep his people's homeland in New Mexico Crowfoot, the Blackfoot who made not war but treaty with the Canadian government Crazy Horse, the Sioux war chief who commanded his warriors against General George Custer Wovoka, the Paiute prophet who gave the Ghost Dance to his people Plenty Coups, a Crow chief who fought with the Americans and tried to bring the two cultures together.

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