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By Mark Monroe

This autobiography of Mark Monroe, a Lokota Sioux Indian, describes his lifelong confrontations with racism, violence, own hardships together with alcoholism, unemployment and ailment in addition to his founding of the yank Indian Council in 1973.

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While we were going together and even more so after our marriage, she dedicated her life to me. I could never say anything bad about her. To me she was a perfect M • 47 48 • CHAPTER. IV woman-one out of a million. I always wondered why a beautiful person like Emma would ever fall in love with an ugly guy like me. Maybe that's the reason why I was so possessive of her. I always remember, ever since I met Emma, if she ever did or said anything wrong, she always told me. I myself would try to be as open with her, but there were a lot of things I didn't tell her.

A guy could pay his rent, utility bills, and get a little food with that. But my disability hindered my working in heavy construction because my left hand was of no use to me in that kind of work. Well, I had to do something like I did in the Army, so I started looking around. C•H•A•P•T•E•R IV FIRST BAKER A Trade and a Family y girlfriend, Emma, waited for me while I was in the Army, and we were married March 29, 1952. teen years old, and I was a year and a half older. Her parents and my parents knew each other, I think, even when they lived in South Dakota.

Finally, we came to Alliance, Nebraska. Everything changed for us there. Many times I was to look back on those days in Wood and remember how good our life had been. C+H+A+P+T+E+R II HARD TIMES All iance, Nebraska fter we arrived in Alliance, the first place we worked was on a large potato farm. There must have been fifty to sixty tents and the same number of families. I was probably ten or eleven years old. They asked us if we'd had any experience with horses and cows. Butch right away said, "Yeah, we know how to do it," so we both got good jobs.

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