Lakota Woman is the true story of a Native American woman’s experiences with civil rights protests in the 1970s. The author describes growing up in poverty on South Dakota’s Rosebud Reservation and later marrying American Indian Movement leader Leonard Crow Dog. The novel relates many of their struggles, including a march on Washington, D.C., and the occupation of Wounded Knee. Major themes include racism, discrimination, and racial identity in modern America.

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