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The Nez Perce

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Nez Percé Indians.,
  • Nez Percé Indians.,
  • Indians of North America.

Book details:

About the Edition

Examines the history, culture, and changing fortunes of the Nez Perce tribe. Includes a picture essay on their crafts.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 104) and index.

StatementClifford E. Trafzer.
SeriesIndians of North America, Indians of North America (Chelsea House Publishers)
LC ClassificationsE99.N5 T7 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1546160M
ISBN 101555467202, 0791003914
LC Control Number91025407

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Written by the general who pursued the Nez Perce the entire length of their flight, from White Bird to Bear Paw. In Pursuit of the Nez Perces: The Nez Perce War of A booklet-length poem about the real people by the famous author of the Pulitzer Prize winning "All the King's Men". Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce. The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest. This is the story of the so-called Inland Empire of the Northwest, that rugged and majestic region bounded east and west by the Cascades and the Rockies, from the time of the great exploration of Lewis and Clark to the tragic defeat of Chief Joseph in /5(2). This is essentially a parallel biography of the remarkable Nez Perce leader and a Civil War hero with feet of clay. In essence it serves as a biography of both, never losing interest but ultimately frustrating - hardly the author's fault, only that of the disgraceful history that he depicts/5(76).   Nez Perce, North American Indian people whose traditional territory centered on the lower Snake River and such tributaries as the Salmon and Clearwater rivers in what is now northeastern Oregon, southeastern Washington, and central Idaho, U.S. They were the most powerful of the Sahaptin-speaking peoples.

  Book highlights Nez Perce flight through Yellowstone BRETT FRENCH 24 years after George was nearly killed by Nez Perce Indians fleeing Oregon through the newly created park. An excellent book about the Nez Perce and the role of Joseph in the attempt of one group to escape from forced relocation to a reservation. It is well-balanced, giving both the view of various Nez Perce groups, the army officers pursuing them, and the reporting that made Jospeh a legend/5(). PRINTED by Thomson-Shore, Inc., Dexter, Michigan Royalties earned from this hardcopy of this book go to support the programs of Nez Perce National Historical Park. Copies of this book can be purchased from the Nez Perce National Park. This book was made possible in part by funding from the Bair Trust and the Montana Historical Society Foundation. This is a very readable and well thought out book on the Nez Perce and Chief Joseph. The tale is among the saddest in American history, and probably also one of the most important. This is not a definitive account, but it is detailed and very readable. /5(8).

  Printed books produced by the missionaries record the texts of hymns in Nez Perce and in other tribal languages. An example is the volume of Prayers, Catechism, Hymns in the Nunipu Language displayed above. The hymns in that volume have Latin or English titles and texts in Nez : Stephanie Plowman. In the centuries of war between Indians and whites one episode is surely epical: the flight of the Nez Perce. Provoked by bad treaties and bitter memories, in a few Nez Perce raided homesteads in Idaho and killed their inhabitants. The raid quickly escalated into a series of skirmishes, and at last involved Chief Joseph and the ablest Nez Perce warriors in a 3/5(1). The Nez Perce book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Children's Press is pleased to introduce True Books for a new generation!Com /5. Title:: Nez Percé Texts: Author:: Phinney, Archie: Note: in Nez Percé and English; New York: Columbia University Press, Link: page images at HathiTrust.