Going Home - Paperback – May 2014 by Sherry Scott (Author)
Louisa Jane returns to the mission, after Stand Tall’s burial, where she finds Matilda Kingston ill with yellow fever. Her journey to the capital has to be delayed while she sees after Matilda and tries to find out what has happened to Matilda’s husband, Reverend Kingston? It will be late spring before she with Little Crow began a journey to speak to the governor about her Chahta family and to register freedom papers for Little Crow. The journey takes Louisa and Little Crow into a world filled with predigest, a thing they both know about first hand and refuse to except. Her desire for a better life for herself and Little Crow takes them on a whirlwind of adventure in this busy river town on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. Going Home is a story filled with hope and startling glimpses of real-life pain and heartache. Based on the true story of a young woman in pursuit of a better life for herself and her children, and for her friends in the Great Chahta Nation.