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Chief Joseph : guardian of the people

Author: Candy Vyvey Moulton
Publisher: New York : Forge Books, 2005.
Series: American heroes series (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the Nez Percé diplomat and defender covers the 1863 treaty that called for his tribe's removal to an Idaho reservation, his people's four month flight toward safety in Canada under his leadership, and his war leadership upon their capture forty miles from their destination. Chief Joseph, 1840-1904, became a legend due to his heroic efforts to keep his people in their homeland in Oregon's Wallowa  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph, (Nez Percé Chief); Joseph, Nez Percé Chief; Nez Percé Chief Joseph
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Candy Vyvey Moulton
ISBN: 0765310635 9780765310637 0765310643 9780765310644
OCLC Number: 56128320
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 239 pages : map, portrait ; 20 cm.
Contents: He had sharper eyes --
They were like grizzly bears --
I have bought your horses --
I have spoken for my country --
It was now war in earnest --
Beginning the flight --
Lolo trail beckons --
March to the big hole --
With an eye toward the buffalo country --
Yellowstone interlude --
We could have escaped --
I will fight no more --
Somebody has our horses --
Heavy stone upon my heart --
Expect the rivers to run backward --
Let me be a free man.
Series Title: American heroes series (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Candy Moulton.
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Chief Joseph (1840-1904), headman of the Nez Pierce band, became the greatest diplomat, philosopher, and - from necessity rather than choice - war leader of his people, and is among the most  Read more...

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