My husband Harley Zephier and his brother Robin have written an extensive book about their family history. Harley is a descendant of brave Lakota/Dakota warriors, and their caring, knowledgeable and strong women. The main character of the book is Great-Grandfather, a Hohwojou or Mniconjou Sioux, who's incredible life story covers birth in a traditional tipi camp in the Black Hills in the 1850's, growing up to become responsible hunter and warrior, the Battle of Greasy Grass/Little Bighorn, the forceable settling on the reservation in South Dakota (Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation), surviving Wounded Knee, experiencing modern times with trains, cars, airplanes, radios... A really precious and interesting book about the glory and struggle of the Original People of the Plains, written by contemporary Original People of the Plains, Harley and Robin Zephier, Lakota/Dakota Sioux and enrolled members of the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe.
Harley L. Zephier and Robin L. Zephier, members of the Mnincoju Lakota people in South Dakota, have written a Book/Novel about their Great Grandfather who was a Mnincoju Lakota Warrior. Their Great Grandfather Mato Niyanpi, aka Scarleg, lived from 1849 through 1933. The nonfiction Book is based u...