Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend by Donald F Montileaux One of the things I look for when reading a traditional story rooted in a Native Nation is an attribution of where the story was heard, and from whom In Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend, Montileaux gives us that information right away in a two page introduction Montileaux heard this story from Alex White Plume, a Lakota elder and storyteller. Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend English and Indic Edition Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend is a fascinating story that pays tribute to the stories Native peoples have told for hundreds of years I highly recommend it Montileaux is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend South Dakota Historical Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend is a traditional Lakota teaching tale about the significance of the discovery and taming of horses by an early Lakota warrior, Crazy Horse Crazy Horse lived in a Lakota camp in present day Wyoming with his younger half brother, Little Hawk, son of Iron Between Horns and Waglula Little Hawk was the nephew of his maternal step grandfather, Long Face, and a cousin, High Horse. Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend by Donald F Montileaux Montileaux, a member of the Oglala Lakota Nation, adapts the legend of the tribe s domestication of the horse in this bilingual English Lakota edition A young warrior hunting game discovers a Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend Printables, Classroom In this Lakota legend, a young warrior sets out on a search for food and instead discovers a creature called horse tasunka After the Lakota capture and tame the wild creatures they become powerful and full of pride, until the Great Spirit who provided the creatures takes them away. Native American children s stories Tasunka A Lakota The young Lakota warrior captures and tames them, and his people grow rich and powerful They become filled with pride and use the horse to rule over the Plains Then the Great Spirit, who gave the gift of the horse, takes it away Donald F Montileaux retells the legend of Tasunka from the traditional stories of the Lakota people Using the ledger drawing style of his forefathers, he adds colorful detail to this ancient Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend SDPB Radio Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend features a Lakota translation by Agnes Gay and is the newest children s book from the South Dakota State Historical Society Tasunka is a story of adventure, discovery, loss and renewal, set to beautiful ledger style illustrations that illuminate the story of the horse and its importance to the plains people. Donald F Montileaux s TASUNKA A LAKOTA HORSE LEGEND Jun , In Tasunka A Lakota Horse Legend, Montileaux gives us that information right away in a two page introduction Montileaux heard this story from Alex White Plume, a Lakota elder and storyteller In a radio interview , Montileaux says about the story, assuring readers that Tasunka, aka Plenty Horses Brule Lakota Sioux Native Plenty Horses Tasunka b was a Sicangu Brul Lakota from the Rosebud Indian Reservation On January , , eight days after the Wounded Knee Massacre, he shot and killed Army Lieutenant Edward W Casey, commandant of the Cheyenne Scouts designated Troop L, Eighth Cavalry two miles north of the Stronghold Table in the Badlands of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.