American Indian Biographies: Chief Joseph, 1840-1904

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A biography of the peace chief who ended the Nez Perce War by surrendering to United States soldiers in 1877, believing that he would be permitted to lead his people back to their ancestral lands in Idaho. Includes a recipe for berry fritters and directions for "the stick game."

A biography of the peace chief who ended the Nez Perc?e War by surrendering to United States soldiers in 1877, believing that he would be permitted lead his people back to their ancestral ...

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Overview

A biography of the peace chief who ended the Nez Perce War by surrendering to United States soldiers in 1877, believing that he would be permitted to lead his people back to their ancestral lands in Idaho. Includes a recipe for berry fritters and directions for "the stick game."

A biography of the peace chief who ended the Nez Percâe War by surrendering to United States soldiers in 1877, believing that he would be permitted lead his people back to their ancestral lands in Idaho. Includes a recipe for berry fritters and directions for "the stick game."

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Editorial Reviews

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Gr 3-6-The critical or seminal events in the lives of these leaders are told in easy-to-read prose that is amplified by handsome works of art by past and contemporary American artists, colorful and dramatic maps, and games and recipes representative of their respective Nation. The dramatic chronology in Squanto includes reference to the kidnapping of the great Indian hero and 26 other Wampanoag men who were to be sold as slaves to Spain. Red Cloud includes illustrations of this Lakota leader's meetings with President Grant in Washington, DC, and in peace talks during his war over the Bozeman Trail. Attractively produced tributes to remarkable Native American men.-Jerry D. Flack, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736824446
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Series: American Indian Biographies Series
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.96 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Englar is a freelance writer and a teacher of English and creative writing. She has a master of fine arts degree in writing from Minnesota State University, and has written more than 30 nonfiction books for children. She continues to read and write about the many different cultures of our world in Minnesota.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 "I Will Fight No More Forever" 4
Chapter 2 Life in the Wallowa Valley 8
Chapter 3 The White Men Come 12
Chapter 4 Joseph Becomes Chief 16
Chapter 5 The Nez Perce War 20
Chapter 6 Life after the War 24
Features
Map 7
Chronology 29
Glossary 30
Read More 31
Internet Sites 31
Useful Addresses 31
Index 32
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