The history of the Sioux people is deeply connected to the history of the United States as a whole. Some of the most well-known conflicts between the U.S. military and Native Americans--including the Battle of the Little Bighorn--involved members of the Sioux tribe. These conflicts are only part of the rich history of the Sioux. Readers discover that history through engaging text, historical images, and colorful photographs. Readers also learn important information about contemporary Sioux. The story of the Sioux in the past and present provides a fresh take on common social studies curriculum topics.