To examine the many different ghost dance interpretations, Andersson divides the chapters among the main historical actors; the Lakotas, Indian agents, U.S. Army, missionaries, newspapers, and U.S. Congress each occupy a chapter. Surprisingly, Standing Rock had the lowest numbers of ghost dancers, yet it saw the first bloodshed during Sitting Bull's failed arrest.
The Lakota Ghost Dance of 1890 David Christensen Studies in American Indian Literatures; Winter 2009; 21, 4; Docstoc pg. 87
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