Joseph M. Marshall III is a Native American historian, writer, educator, and storyteller raised on the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation. He has authored many books (including The Journey of Crazy Horse and The Lakota Way: Stories and Lessons for the Living) and founded the Sinte Gleska University. Marshall has lectured across the United States on storytelling and Native American beliefs and traditions and has acted in a number of television programs.
Mr. Marshall responds to Oceti Sakowin Essential Understanding Five which states "History told from the Oceti Sakowin perspective, through oral tradition and written accounts, frequently conflicts with the stories mainstream historians tell and becomes subjective information.
“Grandmother, you who listen and hear all, you from whom all good things come…It is your embrace we feel when we return to you…” This traditional Lakota prayer to Grandmother Earth opens Joseph Marshall III's newest work, a meditation on our connection to the land and an exhortation to...
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