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Framing Chief Leschi : narratives and the politics of historical justice

Author: Lisa Blee
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: First peoples (2010)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. After the war, Chief Leschi, a Nisqually leader, was found guilty of the murder of two militiamen by a jury of settlers and hanged in the territory's first judicial execution. In 2004, the Historical Court of Justice, a symbolic tribunal re-examined Leschi's murder conviction and posthumously exonerated him. Lisa Blee  Read more...
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Blee, Lisa.
Framing Chief Leschi
(DLC) 2013036719
(OCoLC)858159512
Named Person: Leschi, Nisqually chief; Leschi, Nisqually chief; Leschi, Nisqually chief; Leschi, Nisqually chief; Leschi, Nisqually chief
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Blee
ISBN: 9781469614472 1469614472 9781469612850 1469612852
OCLC Number: 871008823
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 302 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Colonialism; CHAPTER 2 Law and War; CHAPTER 3 Leschi Stories; CHAPTER 4 The Leschi Message; CHAPTER 5 Performing Justice; CHAPTER 6 Haunting; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y.
Series Title: First peoples (2010)
Responsibility: Lisa Blee.

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