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A Doctor among the Oglala Sioux Tribe

The Letters of Robert H. Ruby, 1953-1954

A Doctor among the Oglala Sioux Tribe( )
Author: Ruby, Robert H.
Editor: Collins, Cary C.
Mutschler, Charles V.
Publication Date:May 2010
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $64.90
Book Description:

In 1953 surgeon Robert H. Ruby began work as the chief medical officer at the hospital on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He began writing almost daily to his sister, describing the Oglala Lakota people he served, his Bureau of Indian Affairs colleagues, and day-to-day life. These engaging letters provide a compelling memoir of life at Pine Ridge in the mid-1950s.

Author Biography
Ruby, Robert H. (Author)
Robert Ruby, author of Jericho, has worked as the Baltimore Sun bureau chief in Paris & in the Middle East. He now lives in Baltimore & is an editor at the newspaper.


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