Death at Lame Deer by Forest B. Dunning
- Written by Forest B. Dunning
- 360 pages
In the spring of 1890, due to mismanagement of funds and resources, the Northern Cheyenne tribe of Native Americans were starving. Pushed to the brink of starvation, Cheyenne hunters would explore outside of their reservation in search of new food sources, ultimately poaching settlers' cattle supply. Due to this poaching of livestock the Northern Cheyenne hunters, local police departments, and ranchers started to feud. The novel Death at Lame Deer by Forest B. Dunning depicts the tragic events of this time, placing heavy emphasis on both new/updated information and valuable cultural insights. This 360-page novel will have you at the edge of your seat, just waiting to see what happens next.
Residing in Sheridan, WY, Forest B. Dunning, the author behind this novel, is a retired rancher. Born and raised near the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, he is passionate about the vast history of Montana and Wyoming. Dunning is committed to retelling the often tragic history in southeastern Montana, northern Wyoming, and the Northern Cheyenne tribe of Native Americans.
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