Black Hills - White Justice - The Sioux Nation vs. the United States, 1775 to the Present

Author(s): Edward Lazarus


Black Hills/White Justice tells of the longest active legal battle in United States history: the century-long effort by the Sioux nations to receive compensation for the seizure of the Black Hills. Edward Lazarus, son of one of the lawyers involved in the case, traces the tangled web of laws, wars, and treaties that led to the wresting of the Black Hills from the Sioux and their subsequent efforts to receive compensation for the loss. His account covers the Sioux nations' success in winning the largest financial award ever offered to an Indian tribe and their decision to turn it down and demand nothing less than the return of the land.

1991. First trade paperback printing. A near fine copy only marked by light suntanning to the edge of the rear wrap.


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General Fields

  • : 9780060922078
  • : Harper Perennial US
  • : Harper Perennial US
  • : October 1991
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Edward Lazarus
  • : 512
  • : 978.3/9004975
  • : Paperback