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Song of Wovoka Earl Murray

Song of Wovoka

Earl Murray

Published November 28th 2006
ISBN : 9780765357403
Paperback
416 pages
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Twenty years after Dance with Wolves, Father Mark Thomas finds a life with the Cheyenne River Sioux and a beautiful woman named Fawn more compelling than his Jesuit training. But as Father Thomas new life is beginning, the old life of the Sioux isMoreTwenty years after Dance with Wolves, Father Mark Thomas finds a life with the Cheyenne River Sioux and a beautiful woman named Fawn more compelling than his Jesuit training. But as Father Thomas new life is beginning, the old life of the Sioux is about to end: one more hard winter and the people will starve.The Siouxs last hope is Wovka, a Piaute prophet who promises that if all dance his Ghost Dance then the buffalo will return and the white man will vanish from the earth.Is Wovoka a savior? Will the Ghost Dance lead the people to salvation, or to the tragedy called Wounded Knee?