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The patriot chiefs; a chronicle of American Indian leadership.

Author: Alvin M Josephy
Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told through the life stories of nine Indian chiefs, this narrative depicts the American Indian effort to preserve a heritage and resist the changes brought by the white man. Hiawatha, King Philip, Pope, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola, Black Hawk, Crazy Horse, and Chief Joseph each represent different tribal backgrounds, different times, and places, and different aspects of Indian leadership. Soldiers, philosophers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Josephy, Alvin M., 1915-2005.
Patriot chiefs.
New York, Viking Press, 1961
(OCoLC)608385118
Named Person: Hiawatha; Philip, Sachem of the Wampanoags; Pontiac, Ottawa Chief; Popé; Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief; Osceola, Seminole chief; Black Hawk, Sauk chief; Crazy Horse; Joseph, (Nez Percé Chief); Black Hawk, Sauk chief; Crazy Horse; Hiawatha; Joseph, Nez Percé Chief; Osceola, Seminole chief; Philip, Sachem of the Wampanoags; Pontiac, Ottawa Chief; Popé; Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin M Josephy
OCLC Number: 710789
Description: 364 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: The real Hiawatha --
The betrayal of King Philip --
Popé and the Great Pueblo Uprising --
The wilderness war of Pontiac --
Tecumseh, the greatest indian--
The death of Osceola --
The rivalry of Black Hawk and Keokuk --
Crazy Horse, Patriot of the Plains --
The Last Stand of Chief Joseph --
Epilogue --Bibliography --
Index.

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Told through the life stories of nine Indian chiefs, this narrative depicts the American Indian effort to preserve a heritage and resist the changes brought by the white man. Hiawatha, King Philip, Pope, Pontiac, Tecumseh, Osceola, Black Hawk, Crazy Horse, and Chief Joseph each represent different tribal backgrounds, different times, and places, and different aspects of Indian leadership. Soldiers, philosophers, orators, and statesmen, these leaders were the patriots of their people.

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