The most renowned woman warrior among the
By Rosemary and Joseph Agonito, $12.95; trade paper; 245 pages; Twodot
A new book, Buffalo Calf Road Woman: “The Story of a Warrior of the Little Bighorn” (TWODOT, Trade Paper, $12.95, September 2005) is hitting bookstores across the country as a controversy has begun swirling around the death of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
At a public gathering in
At that event the
However this controversy plays out in the months and years ahead, it is now possible to read the story, never before fully told, of the only woman to fight Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn — Buffalo Calf Road.
Based on the incredible true story of the woman who became a warrior during the three years of her people’s last stand in their final days of freedom on the
Rosemary Agonito is the author of six books and many articles and has lectured widely on women’s history and issues.
Joseph Agonito is a specialist in the Plains Indians and has been honored for his original research on American Indians. The Agonitos have traveled extensively in the West, visiting sites of