"A touching and enlightening pursuit of spirit."
– Chris Eyre
, director of Smoke Signals
With poignant prose and a compelling story, The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo
demonstrates Kent Nerburn's gift: not just to build bridges between the Native and non-Native world, but to transcend those differences with a narrative that speaks to the heart of the human experience.
– Anton Treuer
, executive director of the Bemidji State University American Indian Resource Center
"Simply riveting. Kent Nerburn has the very rare ability to gently and compassionately teach in a respectful way. I love this book. And so does the rest of our staff."
– Susan White
, manager of Birchbark Books Praise for Kent Nerburn's books:
"This is storytelling with a greatness of heart."
– Louise Erdrich
, National Book Award winner and author of The Round House
"Offers a sensitive, insightful glimpse into a Lakota soul, a feat unattainable by most non-Native writers."
– Joseph M. Marshall III
, author of The Lakota Way
and The Journey of Crazy Horse
"Perhaps the most significant and insightful work on Native Americans since the writings of Vine Deloria Jr."
– Roger Jourdain
, former tribal chairman of the Red Lake Ojibwe nation