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Chief Joseph's people and their war

Author: Alvin M Josephy; Yellowstone Library and Museum Association.; United States. National Park Service.
Publisher: [Yellowstone National Park] : Yellowstone Library and Museum Assn., 1964.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin M Josephy; Yellowstone Library and Museum Association.; United States. National Park Service.
ISBN: 0934948046 9780934948043
OCLC Number: 6847128
Notes: "In cooperation with the National Park Service."
Description: 22 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Illustrations: "The home of young Joseph's band of Nez Perce Indians in the Wallowa Valley of northeastern Oregon. He had been told: 'Never sell the bones of your father and mother'" --
"Chief Looking Glass addressing a council of the Nez Pperce chiefs. The strategy of the tribe during the retreat to the eastern buffalo lands was decided by agreement in such assemblies" --
"The Nez Perce retreat covered 1,300 miles in about four months. Miles cut them off just short of Canada and safety" --
"The Big Hole Battlefield as it appears now from the Indian snipers' position at the twin trees. The Nez Perce village, which stood in the meadow beyond the line of brush, was attacked by troops who charged across the river from the base of this hill" --
"Norma Blackeagle, a grandniece of the Chiefs Young Joseph and looking Glass at the place where the Radersburg tourists were captured by Nez Perce Indians in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park" --
"The rifle surrendered by Chief Joseph after the final battle near the Bear Paw Mountains in north-central Montana. It is now on display, with his ceremonial robe, at the museum maintained by the Fort Benton Community Improvement Association" --
"Chief Joseph, worn by war and capitivity, at his last home on the Colville Reservation in Washington. He died an exile from his beautiful Wallowa Valley.."
Responsibility: by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. ; illustrated by Bill Chapman.

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