Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Cheyenne Chief and U. S. Senator

Ben Nighthorse Campbell: Cheyenne Chief and U. S. Senator

by Christopher E. Henry
     
 

The first Native American to serve in Congress since 1929, Ben Nighthorse Campbell came to politics by way of a wide range of achievements. Athlete, artisan, and Cheyenne patriot, Campbell brought to the nation's capital a distinctive view and an unusual freedom of spirit. Named a tribal chief in 1985, as a U.S. legislator he continued to work toward Native American… See more details below

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The first Native American to serve in Congress since 1929, Ben Nighthorse Campbell came to politics by way of a wide range of achievements. Athlete, artisan, and Cheyenne patriot, Campbell brought to the nation's capital a distinctive view and an unusual freedom of spirit. Named a tribal chief in 1985, as a U.S. legislator he continued to work toward Native American empowerment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791020463
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
North American Indians of Achievement Series
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
7.47(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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