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Reno, NV: Sun Bear [Many Smokes], 1972. presumed first edition/first printing thus. Wraps. 28 cm, 20, wraps, illus., substantial staining at bottom and some mildew residue, pages are separate, mailing information on rear page. Sun Bear (Gheezis Mokwa) (1929-1992) was a teacher of Ojibwe (Anishinabe) descent. He was an activist, lecturer, and best selling author. He was born on August 31, 1929 on the White Earth Reservation to Louis and Judith La Duke. He was the publisher of Many Smokes, a Native American monthly news magazine, which he founded in 1961. His first book, At Home in the Wilderness, was a guide to living outdoors in harmony with nature. He is the father of activist, author, and Vice Presidential Candidate Winona La Duke.