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Life among the Piutes : their wrongs and claims

Author: Sarah Winnemucca
Publisher: Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©1994.
Series: Vintage West series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Paiute princess Sarah Winnemucca's 1885 account of her life and circumstances, in which she provides insight into the Native American perspective on the settlement of the West by whites, and discusses her own efforts to preserve the Paiute culture.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biografie
Named Person: Sarah Winnemucca; Sarah Winnemucca; Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Winnemucca
ISBN: 0874172527 9780874172522
OCLC Number: 31011132
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam, 1883. With new foreword.
Description: 268 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: First meeting of Piutes and Whites --
Domestic and social moralities --
Wars and their causes --
Captain Truckee's death --
Reservation of pyramid and muddy lakes --
The Malheur Agency --
The Bannock War --
The Yakima Affair --
Appendix.
Series Title: Vintage West series.
Responsibility: Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins ; edited by Mrs. Horace Mann ; foreword by Catherine S. Fowler.

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This autobiographical work was written by one of the US's most well-known Native American women, Sarah Winnemucca. She was a Paiute princess and a major figure in the history of Nevada; her tribe  Read more...

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