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DOREEN CHAKY. Terrible Justice: Sioux Chiefs and U.S. Soldiers on the Upper Missouri, 1854-1868

book-cover2DOREEN CHAKY. Terrible Justice: Sioux Chiefs and U.S. Soldiers on the Upper Missouri, 1854-1868. Arthur H. Clark. Hardcover, $39.95, www.oupress.com.

Outlines the discord between the white and Indian cultures on the Northern Plains during the 1800s. Chaky writes of hardships endured both by pursued and pursuers, corruption in governmental affairs, shortages of supplies, harsh weather, illness and more. A primer for readers wanting a detailed picture of the period.