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S.D. Nelson


S. D. Nelson is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in the Dakotas. He is the author and illustrator of numerous children’s books including, "Black Elk’s Vision," "Red Cloud" and "Sitting Bull." His books have received the American Indian Library Association--Honor Book Award 2016, the Spur Award--Western Writers of America 2004 and 2006 and the ALA Notable Book Award 2001 and 2011. He has lectured at the National Museum of the American Indian and he was the keynote speaker for Read North Dakota 2010. Nelson paints with acrylic paint which he brushes, sponges, splatters and sprays. His paintings offer a contemporary interpretation of traditional Lakota imagery.

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Books:
Red Cloud
Children / Teens
Abrams Books for Young Readers
March 2017
ISBN 9781419723131
64 pages
$19.95, INSTORE
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The award-winning author and illustrator of Black Elk's Vision and Sitting Bull continues his picture-book biography series with Red Cloud, the story of one of the most controversial leaders in Native American history. More/less

Sitting Bull
Children / Teens
Abrams Books for Young Readers
November 2015
ISBN 9781419707315
64 pages
$19.95, INSTOCK
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Sitting Bull (c. 1831-1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. More/less

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