Chief Joseph: Guardian of the People


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Chief Joseph (1840-1904) became a legend due to his heroic efforts to keep his people in their homeland in Oregon's Wallowa Valley despite a treaty that ordered them onto a reservation in Idaho. In 1877, when the US army forced the Nez Perce away from their lands, Joseph led his tribespeople on a 1,500-mile, four-month flight from western Idaho across Montana, through Yellowstone National Park and Wyoming, toward safety in Canada. During this journey, the Army attacked the Indians several times; in one battle alone, at the ...

Chief Joseph: Guardian of the People 2006, Forge, New York

ISBN-13: 9780765310644

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Chief Joseph: Guardian of the People 2005, Forge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780765310637