Book - The Sioux
Charles Alexander Eastman (1858-1939) was a physician writer, national lecturer, and reformer. Eastman was of Santee Dakota, English and French ancestry. After working as a physician on reservations in South Dakota, he became increasingly active in politics and issues on Native American rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded thirty-two Native American chapters of the Young Men’s Christian Association. He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. Contents of this book include Indian Boyhood, Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains, The Soul of the Indian, and From the Deep Woods.