The Northern Shoshoni

The Northern Shoshoni

by Brigham D. Madsen
     
 

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

Historian Brigham Madsen has devoted much of his career to telling the story of the Shoshoni. The tribe once occupied a huge region that included portions of Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. Madsen tells the story of the tribe and their struggle to adapt to the massive cultural

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

Historian Brigham Madsen has devoted much of his career to telling the story of the Shoshoni. The tribe once occupied a huge region that included portions of Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. Madsen tells the story of the tribe and their struggle to adapt to the massive cultural changes that have occurred during the past 150 years.

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The Broadside

"Read(s)like fiction. . . . A tribute to his art as a storyteller . . . will hold the interest of anyone interested in. . .the West."—The Broadside, Central Oregon Community College
The Broadside, Central Oregon Community College
Parts of Madsen's book read like fiction, which is a tribute to his art as a storyteller. It is a book that will hold the interest of anyone interested in, or concerned about, the West and its development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870042669
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Publication date:
03/01/1980
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author


Brigham Madsen, a former University of Utah history professor, spent many years studying the history and culture of the various branches of the Shoshoni nation.  He has published several books about the Shoshoni tribes, including The Lemhi: Sacajawea's People also published by Caxton Press.

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