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Tasunka: A Lakota Horse Legend Hardcover - 2014

by Donald F. Montileaux; Donald F. Montileaux (Illustrator); Agnes Gay (Translator)


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Curiosity leads a young warrior to track a new animal. It leads him far from home, but at last he finds a herd of the strange new creatures. They are horses that shimmer with color and run swift as the wind. The Lakota capture and tame them, and the people grow rich and powerful. They become filled with pride. With their newfound strength they rule over the plains. Then the Great Spirit, who gave the gift of the horse, takes it away.

Written in both English and Lakota, Donald F. Montileaux retells the legend of Tasunka from the traditional stories of the Lakota people. Using the ledger-art style of his forefathers he adds colorful detail. His beautiful images enhance our understanding of the horse and its importance in Lakota culture.

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Curiosity leads a young warrior to track a new animal. It leads him far from home, but at last he finds a herd of the strange new creatures. They are horses that shimmer with color and run swift as the wind. The Lakota capture and tame them, and the people grow rich and powerful. They become filled with pride. With their newfound strength they 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-art style of his forefathers he adds colorful detail. His beautiful images enhance our understanding of the horse and its importance in Lakota culture.

Donald F. Montileaux is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation. An award-winning artist, illustrator, presenter, and consultant on Lakota culture, he uses his art to tell traditional Lakota stories. Montileaux lives in Rapid City, South Dakota, with his family.

Agnes Gay is the assistant archivist at Oglala Lakota College in Kyle, South Dakota.

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  • Title Tasunka: A Lakota Horse Legend
  • Author Donald F. Montileaux; Donald F. Montileaux (Illustrator); Agnes Gay (Translator)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition Bilingual
  • Pages 1
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher South Dakota State Historical Society
  • Date 2014
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780985290528 / 0985290528
  • Weight 1.15 lbs (0.52 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.74 x 11.11 x 0.44 in (22.20 x 28.22 x 1.12 cm)
  • Ages 06 to 09 years
  • Grade levels 1 - 4
  • Themes
    • Ethnic Orientation: Native American
    • Religious Orientation: Native American
  • Library of Congress subjects Creation - Mythology, Teton mythology
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2013027799
  • Dewey Decimal Code 978.004

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Citations

  • Foreword, 05/27/2014, Page 0
  • Kirkus Reviews, 03/15/2014, Page 0
  • School Library Journal, 06/01/2014, Page 140
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