Great Chiefs Volume 1

Great Chiefs Volume 1

by Tony Hollihan, T. Hollihan
     
 

A tribute to the courageous chiefs and warriors who fought to protect their people and preserve the Native way of life in the face of European expansion across North America:

· Sequoyah, a Cherokee who invented a system of writing for his people

· Sitting Bull, the powerful warrior and spiritual leader of the Lakota Sioux who doggedly fought

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Overview

A tribute to the courageous chiefs and warriors who fought to protect their people and preserve the Native way of life in the face of European expansion across North America:

· Sequoyah, a Cherokee who invented a system of writing for his people

· Sitting Bull, the powerful warrior and spiritual leader of the Lakota Sioux who doggedly fought white incursions on Sioux land

· Chief Joseph, who led the Nez Perce on a heroic and doomed flight to freedom

· Louis Riel, who was hanged as a traitor after fighting to protect Métis rights

· Red Cloud, who fought with Sitting Bull to prevent settlers from crossing Sioux lands

· Quanah Parker, the last great chief of the Comanche.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894864039
Publisher:
Folklore Publishing
Publication date:
05/08/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,390,334
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.81(d)

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