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The Nez Perce

  • 48 Pages
  • 2.31 MB
  • English
Childrens Pr
Nez Percâe Indians, Juvenile literature, Children"s 4-8 - History - General, Children: Babies & Toddlers, Northwest, Pacific, Native American Studies, Indians of North America, Nez Perce In
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7671753M
ISBN 100516411543
ISBN 139780516411545

The Dying Grass: A Novel of the Nez Perce War (Seven Dreams: a Book of North American Landscapes). The Nez Perce tribe of the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest numbered around 7, inwhen Lewis and Clark were welcomed and guided through their lands.

Flash to the mid’s—after decades of white settlement, murder, and harassment of the natives, deceit and betrayal by the The Nez Perce book Government and its agents, /5.

Written by the general who pursued the Nez Perce the entire length of their flight, from White Bird to Bear Paw. In Pursuit of the Nez Perces: The Nez Perce War of A booklet-length poem about the real people by the famous author of the Pulitzer Prize winning "All the King's Men". Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce.

The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest. This is the story of the so-called Inland Empire of the Northwest, that rugged and majestic region bounded east and west by the Cascades and the Rockies, from the time of the great exploration of Lewis and Clark to the tragic defeat of Chief Joseph in /5(2).

This is essentially a parallel biography of the remarkable Nez Perce leader and a Civil War hero with feet of clay.

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In essence it serves as a biography of both, never losing interest but ultimately frustrating - hardly the author's fault, only that of the disgraceful history that he depicts/5(76). Nez Perce, North American Indian people whose traditional territory centered on the lower Snake River and such tributaries as the Salmon and Clearwater rivers in what is now northeastern Oregon, southeastern Washington, and central Idaho, U.S.

They were the most powerful of the Sahaptin-speaking peoples. Book highlights Nez Perce flight through Yellowstone BRETT FRENCH 24 The Nez Perce book after George was nearly killed by Nez Perce Indians fleeing Oregon through the newly created park.

An excellent book about the Nez Perce and the role of Joseph in the attempt of one group to escape from forced relocation to a reservation. It is well-balanced, giving both the view of various Nez Perce groups, the army officers pursuing them, and the reporting that made Jospeh a legend/5().

PRINTED by Thomson-Shore, Inc., Dexter, Michigan Royalties earned from this hardcopy of this book go to support the programs of Nez Perce National Historical Park. Copies of this book can be purchased from the Nez Perce National Park.

This book was made possible in part by funding from the Bair Trust and the Montana Historical Society Foundation. This is a very readable and well thought out book on the Nez Perce and Chief Joseph. The tale is among the saddest in American history, and probably also one of the most important.

This is not a definitive account, but it is detailed and very readable. /5(8). Printed books produced by the missionaries record the texts of hymns in Nez Perce and in other tribal languages. An example is the volume of Prayers, Catechism, Hymns in the Nunipu Language displayed above.

The hymns in that volume have Latin or English titles and texts in Nez : Stephanie Plowman. In the centuries of war between Indians and whites one episode is surely epical: the flight of the Nez Perce.

Provoked by bad treaties and bitter memories, in a few Nez Perce raided homesteads in Idaho and killed their inhabitants. The raid quickly escalated into a series of skirmishes, and at last involved Chief Joseph and the ablest Nez Perce warriors in a 3/5(1).

The Nez Perce book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Children's Press is pleased to introduce True Books for a new generation!Com /5. Title:: Nez Percé Texts: Author:: Phinney, Archie: Note: in Nez Percé and English; New York: Columbia University Press, Link: page images at HathiTrust.

More than any other Indian event, how our country treated the Nez Perce Indian tribe is the most regretable. And, this book does an excellent job of laying it out. The book has three parts.

The first part provides a lead in to the war that our government had with the Nez Perce Cited by: The Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail traces the route taken by the Nez Perce men, women, and children from May to October Drawing on eyewitness accounts, this unique book chronicles the heartbreaking retreat of Chief Joseph and his people.

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This book provides comprehensive information on the background, lifestyle, beliefs, and present-day lives of the Nez Perce people Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index Who are the Nez Perce people. -- How the Nez Perce lived -- Nez Perce beliefs -- A changing world Accelerated Reader MG 1 Access-restricted-item true Pages:   West's book is now the best account we have of the much-discussed Nez Perce War and the role of the Nez Perce leader Joseph in this conflict But The Last Indian War is much more than another account of the Nez Perce War.

If read carefully and thoughtfully, West's benchmark volume will force general and specialist readers to reconfigure American history of /5(7). The Nez Perce Tribe had a constitution and bylaws (adopted in and revised in ) and a nine-member governing body, the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee (NPTEC).

NPTEC was charged with administering tribal economic development, managing human and natural resource programs, and monitoring investment of tribal income and assets.

[ 19 ]. This epic poem recounts the rise and fall of Chief Joseph as the Nez Perce are forced out of their homeland of Wallawa and struggle to reach the border of Canada. The language is brilliant and the poet works with numerous historical approaches, using lastly a road trip with some old friends to juxtapose the battles of the past with modern uncertainties/5.

Chief Joseph & the Flight of the Nez Perce is far more than the story of a man and a people. It is a grand saga of a pivotal time in our nation's history. Its pages are alive with the presence of Lewis and Clark, General William Tecumseh Sherman, General George Armstrong Custer, and Sitting Bull.

The Nez Perce by Osinski, Alice. Publication date The original books is too bright. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set china Foldoutcount 0 Identifier nezperceosin Identifier-arkPages:   With the wars between the US and the Native Americans drawing to a close, one tribe in Eastern Oregon continued to resist.

The Nez Perce, led by the 'Red Napoleon' Chief Joseph, refused to surrender and accept resettlement.

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Instead, Chief Joseph organized a band of warriors and set off for the Canadian border, pursued by 2, US Army troops under. Get this from a library. The Nez Perce.

[Alice Osinski] -- Describes the history, beliefs, customs, homes, and day-to-day life of the Nez Percé Indians. Also discusses how they live today. William T. Vollmann’s magisterial novel “The Dying Grass” tells the story of the Nez Perce War of and its dismal aftermath.

Vollmann will discuss his book Tuesday, Aug. 11, at the Seattle. Yellow Wolf or He–Mene Mox Mox (born c. died August ) was a Nez Perce warrior who fought in the Nez Perce War of In his old age, he decided to give the war a Native American perspective.

From their meeting in till his death inYellow Wolf talked annually to Lucullus Virgil McWhorter, who wrote a book for him, Yellow Wolf: His Own : c.

Wallowa Valley, Oregon. This newest volume in Oxford's acclaimed Pivotal Moments series offers an unforgettable portrait of the Nez Perce War ofthe last great Indian conflict in American history.

It was, as Elliott West shows, a tale of courage and ingenuity, of desperate struggle and shattered hope, of short-sighted government action and a doomed flight to freedom. To tell the story, West begins with Author: Elliott West. The discovery of gold in Idaho in brought thousands of white adventurers pouring into Nez Perce Country, and, as settlements grew, the demand for Indian land increased.

In the more acculturated Nez Perce signed a treaty that reduced the holdings of. Get this from a library. The Nez Perce. [Sharlene P Nelson; Ted W Nelson] -- Examines the history, culture, traditions, and beliefs of the Nez Perce Indians, and looks at the lives of modern Nez Perce.

Includes a time line and glossary. Lucullus Virgil McWhorter (Janu – Octo ) was an American farmer and frontiersman who documented the historical Native American tribes in West Virginia and the modern-day Plateau Native Americans in Washington living in West Virginia and Ohio, in he moved to the frontier of Yakima, Washington, in the eastern part of the tion: Farmer, Writer, Native-American-civil.

The Nez Perce trail is right outside of the park and as you can see from the map the Nez Perce traveled through the park itself. West tells the Nez Perce remarkable story with great detail which never bogs down the narrative but rather enlivens the narrative to give greater insight to the Nez Perce culture and the events leading up to the war.Get this from a library!

The Nez Perce. [Richard Gaines] -- Presents a brief introduction to the Nez Perce Indians including information on their society, homes, food, clothing, crafts, and life today.Nez Perce Tribe, Lapwai, Idaho.

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