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 disorder in addition to his founding of the yankee Indian Council in 1973.

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A lot of the other guys were bleeding, too. When we returned to our medical aid station in our perimeter, we were all undressed, our wounds were treated, and we lay in cots. 34 • CHAPTER. III About two o'clock in the morning Corporal Gossett returned. I remember talking to him explicitly about what happened. Corporal Gossett told me that he was way out in front of our combat patrol when the enemy overran him. The soldiers from the rifle company were immediately killed, disarmed, undressed, and just shot to pieces by the enemy.

I was afraid he'd start something, so I tried to dissuade him by saying, "I know that I can't go in there, and I don't want to dishonor you guys. " My two friends were really mad, and they wanted to go in and raise hell with the American Legion people. S. government for a long time back had classified Indians as less than human, or that there was this feeling on the part of many white people that Indians were a bunch of dirty, drunk, shiftless people. It was very hard for me to understand, but I knew it, and I'd had to live with it all my life.

They just stayed in this room, drew pictures, and marked on the blackboard. My wife was in this room for seven years. When she started school, she was in the fifth grade. When she got out, she was still in the fifth grade. There was no advancement, no recognition of her going to school all those years. I suppose this was the white school system's way of obeying the state law to keep Indian children in school without teaching them. They asked me to go into this room, but I said no. I told them I would rather go along and be in the regular classes.

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