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For the bookshelf: Gall-Lakota War Chief

Book cover from "Gall: Lakota War Chief"Gall: Lakota War Chief

By Robert Larson (BA ’50, MA ’53)

University of Oklahoma Press, 2007

Retired history professor Robert Larson has written the first-ever scholarly biography of the Gall, a Lakota leader who fought alongside Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. Drawing on six years of research, including interviews with Gall’s direct descendants, Larson traces Gall’s transformation from a fierce warrior to a pragmatic leader who worked to integrate his tribe into modern society. Read more


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