Bethany Dillon is Author of War-Torn: A Look At Warfare In North America Before European Influence, War-Torn: The Arrival and Courage In Our Hearts: Women of War, Influence and Leadership. She is of Lakota descent, is a magazine columnist, historical researcher and martial artist with experience training in several diverse martial disciplines as taught by some amazing and talented instructors and dear friends over the years. Bethany enjoys weapons, the outdoors, archery and atlatl competitions, experimental archaeology, belly dancing, painting, drawing, playing the drum and flute. She can most always be found in library's, bookstores and coffee shops. She is recently a chronic pain sufferer and spinal fusion/scoliosis survivor and can almost always be found with her dog Luna by her side.