Ishi, Last of His Tribe

Ishi, Last of His Tribe

by Theodora Kroeber
     
 

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In the early 1900s a small band of California Indians in the Yahi tribe lived in concealment, resisting the fate that had all but wiped out their people -- violent death by the invading gold seekers and settlers. In time, members of the small group died, until there remained a single survivor -- the man who became known as Ishi. This book tells the haunting, heroic

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In the early 1900s a small band of California Indians in the Yahi tribe lived in concealment, resisting the fate that had all but wiped out their people -- violent death by the invading gold seekers and settlers. In time, members of the small group died, until there remained a single survivor -- the man who became known as Ishi. This book tells the haunting, heroic story of Ishi -- the boy, the man, the lone survivor of his tribe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553540666
Publisher:
Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
05/28/1992

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