On October 27, 2016, hundreds of law enforcement officers break up a small resistance camp created by members of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation and their supporters. Their camps stood directly in the path of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The raid removes residents and arrests 142 people, more than on any other day in the 11 month standoff.
Susan Power, a member of the Standing Rock Tribe of the Dakotas, published a novel called The Grass Dancer over a decade before this incident. The story she tells relies heavily on the lore and experiences of the Sioux for over a century.
Book Title: The Grass Dancer
Book Author: Power, Susan
Dewey Decimal Call Number: FIC POW
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