The Nez Perce once lived in river valleys in parts of Idaho, Montana, and Washington. After horses were introduced to the region, the Nez Perce became skilled horsemen and horse breeders. One of their most famous leaders was Chief Joseph, who, in 1877, bravely led 900 of his people (mostly women and children) for 1,700 miles as they tried to escape from U.S. forces who had forced them to leave their homeland. Each book in this subset covers the history of the people and their traditional daily life. The books also explore ...

The Nez Perce 2003, Children's Press(CT), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780516227795