- Associated Press - Monday, November 23, 2015

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Author John McDermott will talk about his latest book “Red Cloud: Oglala Legend” in Rapid City on Monday night.

McDermott will speak at 7 p.m. from the public room of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City. His program will also be broadcast to the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre via the Digital Dakota Network.

McDermott has served as a historian for the National Park Service and has written numerous articles and books about western history.

Red Cloud was an Oglala Lakota chief who fought the encroachment of European settlers onto lands guaranteed the American Indians through treaties. The book is published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press.

The talk is sponsored by the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation.


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