In grade school most of us learned about Manifest Destiny with the unspoken implication it was God's will that Whites should displace the native peoples. We rarely heard the gruesome details of this American Holocaust. But racial genocide is not just the destruction of an oppressed people. It is an attack upon unnumbered families, each with its own very personal story of suffering. Twelve-year-old Red Fish narrowly survived the Wounded Knee Massacre, the painful legacy later lived on in the experiences of his grandson nearly a century later. Darrell New Plenty Star's riveting story of endurance, courage, bitterness, and redemption transcends ethnic boundaries while detailing the transforming power of God in healing a wounded soul. Professor Paul A. Miller, Founding Director, The GRAMCORD Institute Ive known Darrell and Rose for years. He has quietly spoken of his experiences but this book relates many more I have not heard. It speaks of injustice without malice, recounting happenings that most of us would have handled more defensively. I have long marveled at Darrells complete trust in the One who changed his life and gave him a new heart and mind. What an example. And Shirlee Evans has helped him capture on paper the essence of it all. David L. Gowan, Americans Mission International, Distributor of Native Scripture Products Abandoned as an infant on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, wounded in Vietnam, charged with murderDarrell New Plenty Stars returned to South Dakota consumed with anger just in time for the 1973 Wounded Knee standoff led by the American Indian Movement. Found by the Lord on a cold snowy night Darrell has spent the rest of his life as a pastor. Today, in semi retirement, this descendent of past Sioux warriors, continues pointing lost souls to the Lord Jesus he now serves.
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