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The Cayuse Indians; imperial tribesmen of Old Oregon

Author: Robert H Ruby; John A Brown; Clifford Merrill Drury
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1972]
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 120.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Describes the ways in which a small but powerful Indian tribe hindered the white settlement of Oregon and Washington.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Ruby; John A Brown; Clifford Merrill Drury
ISBN: 0806109955 9780806109954
OCLC Number: 293017
Description: xix, 345 pages ill., maps, plates, portraits 24 cm
Contents: An Imperial Tribe --
Heart of the Beaver --
Along the Communication --
A Strange New Thing --
Ill wind in the Rye Grass --
Ride a Pale Horse --
Bloody Cayuses --
The Cayuse War --
Wanted for Murder --
Cords of Vengeance --
Pent-up Tempest --
Speak Straight --
Rumblings of War --
The Volcano Erupts --
Broken Power --
Cayuses Corralled --
Outpost of a Dying Race --
Appendix A: White's Laws of the Nez Perces --
Appendix B: The Cayuse Indians' Letter to Governor Abernethy --
Appendix C: Reward Offered the Nez Perces for Capture of the Cayuse Murderers --
Appendix D: Indictment of Marcus Whiteman's Murderers --
Appendix E: Treaty With the Walla Wallas, Cayuses, and Others, 1855
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 120.
Responsibility: by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown ; foreword by Clifford M. Drury.

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Describes the ways in which a small but powerful Indian tribe hindered the white settlement of Oregon and Washington.

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