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In Pursuit of the Nez Perces

The Nez Perce War of 1877

by O. O. Howard

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Published by Mountain Meadow Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Howard, O. O.,
  • Nez Perce Indians,
  • History: American,
  • Native Americans - Plains,
  • Sociology,
  • McDonald, Duncan,
  • Howard, O. O,
  • General,
  • Joseph,
  • Wars, 1877,
  • (Oliver Otis),,
  • 1830-1905,
  • Social Science,
  • Nez Percâe Indians

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLinwood Laughy (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8449127M
    ISBN 100945519133
    ISBN 109780945519133
    OCLC/WorldCa30896388


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In Pursuit of the Nez Perces: The Nez Perce War of /5(4). This book presents the "Nez Perce" war of from the point of view of In Pursuit of the Nez Perces book of the participants: General O. Howard who was sent to round up the non-treaty Nez Perce and force them onto the greatly reduced reservation set In Pursuit of the Nez Perces book for them; Duncan MacDonald, son of a In Pursuit of the Nez Perces book in the area and an interpreter for Natives in the area; and Chief Joseph himself/5.

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Howard you'll observe the mile long Free shipping over $/5(1). 1) The Nez Perces at Home 2) A Golden Age of Indian relations 3) Indian Treaties and Controversies 4) On the Warpath The Campaign in Idaho 5) The Battle of White Bird Canyon 6) Aftermaths, Skirmishes, and Repercussions 7) The Battle of the Clearwater Crossing the In Pursuit of the Nez Perces book Ranges 8) Crossing the Lolo Trail 9) Affairs at Fort Fizzle and in MontanaBrand: University of Washington Press.

His book offers a short, interesting, and readable description of all the major battles that were fought between the non-treaty Nez Perce and the U.S.

Army and nearby settlers in I have read 12 other books on the First of all, I commend author Kevin Carson on his effort to put together this book/5. Get this from a library. In pursuit of the Nez Perces: the Nez Perce War of [Linwood Laughy; O O Howard; Duncan McDonald; Joseph, (Nez Percé Chief);].

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In Pursuit of the Nez Perces: The Nez Perce War of Oliver Otis Howard, Duncan McDonald, Joseph (Nez Percé Chief) Mountain Meadow Press, - History - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Through Nez Perce Eyes. "The Nez Perces never wanted war and their history was embedded in the glorious and forbidding geography of the high country of Idaho and Montana for a millennia.

Elliott West, one of the In Pursuit of the Nez Perces book versatile and distinguished historians of the American West, tells this riveting epic story of land, greed, race, and warfare/5(7). "The Nez Perces: The History of Their Troubles and the Campaign of " In In Pursuit of the Nez Perces: The Nez Perce War ofcompiled by Linwood Laughy, Wrangell, Alaska: Mountain Meadow Press, MacEwan, Grant.

Sitting Bull: The Years in Canada. Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig Publishers, The traditional Nez Percé economy was based on fishing, gathering, hunting, and, later, raising large herds of horses.

Prior to incursions by white settlers, a number of major villages existed along the lower courses of the Snake, Salmon, and Clearwater Rivers and their tributaries.

Having rich fisheries on these watercourses, including. In Pursuit of the Nez Perces book The subject of “The Dying Grass” is the campaign of the United States Army (the Indian Service division) against the Nez Percé peoples in eastern Oregon about 10 years after the Civil : Jane Smiley.

The Nez Perce in Yellowstone Park was the flight of the Nez Perce Indians through Yellowstone National Park between August 20 and Sept 7, during the Nez Perce War in As the U.S. army pursued the Nez Perce through the park, a number of hostile and sometimes deadly encounters between park visitors and the Indians occurred.

In C. Wood, "Pursuit and Capture," ca.Wood said that the Nez Perces "came from the ravine below, up to the knoll on which we were standing" (). See also the repeated references to the site in Wood, draft of letter account to Lyman, JanuC. Wood Collection.

It is believed that the Nez Perce heard first about the Bible from members of the expedition. In several Nez Perce made the dangerous trek across the western territories to St. Louis, Missouri, the then most western outpost of the United States in their now famous search for the “White Man’s Book.

Book Description: Famed Nez Perce leader and orator Chief Joseph speaks of the earth's natural world, relationships among peoples, justice, war and his own life. His truthful, wise and gracefully spoken words were first recorded during an post-Nez Perce War interview in Washington, D.C., and first printed in the North American Review.

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 the Author: Elliott West. Nez Perce Joseph, an account of his ancestors, his lands, his confederates, his enemies, his murders, his war, his pursuit and capture.

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.

Includes a glossary. Written for ages As highly skilled fishers and hunters, they relied on the mighty rivers of the region for survival. with all the details. CATEGORY: Non-Fiction. Here's a great Gift Idea!Seller Rating: % positive.

Ollikut and twenty-eight warriors raided his camp, giving the Nez Perce three more days of non-pursuit. The Nez Perce came in contact with the Crows, but they denied helping because they had scouted for the U.S.

Army and were frightened of its power. The Nez Perce were stunned by the Crows, and had traveled over 1, miles. THE PURSUIT AND CAPTURE OF CHIEF JOSEPH By CHARLES ERSKINE SCOTT WOOD. The battle in White Bird Canyon was the first armed conflict of the Nez Perce War. The Nez Perce Nation was made up of a number of small tribes more or less independent of one another.

The lower Nez Perces of whom Old Joseph was the recognized head, who had refused to sign the treaty, recognized no power in the majority to constrain them to acquiescence. To the non-treaty Nez Perces their position was absolutely impregnable.

The centerpiece of the book is the pursuit of the non-treaty Nez Percen during their run for Canada after refusing to go to the reservation. During this pursuit, the Nez Perces displayed astonishing spunk in outwitting their more numerous and better armed opponents in the U.S.

Army/5(88). There is a great deal of background about the pursuit of the Nez Perce. And one can only admire the stamina of the troops stationed in Montana who covered vast distances over difficult terrain, sometimes facing dangerous ers:   W ITH many words of friendship the Nez Perce chiefs, speaking in Indian council forty-five years ago, hailed the longdelayed ratification of the treaty which gave to the white man the Nez Perce country, and to the Nez Perces an Indian reservation within it.

Four years before—in —the treaty had been signed by the chiefs and head-men of the Nez Perce nation in council with Governor. Lakota Culture, World Economy uses extensive interviews with residents of the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations to present the first in-depth look at the modern economy of the Lakotas.

Workers both in and out of the home, small-business owners, federal and tribal government employees, and unemployed and underemployed Lakotas speak directly about their economic prospects, the changes they. : The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story (Pivotal Moments in American History) () by West, Elliott and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

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It was, as Elliott West shows, a tale of courage and ingenuity, of desperat. Nez Perce Joseph: An Account of His Ancestors, His Lands, His Confederates, His Enemies, His Murders, His War, His Pursuit and Capture Gilded age Nineteenth century American literature and history Travels in the West and Southwest Volume of Western Americana Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, Author.

The soldiers pursued the Nez Perces and engaged them in battle at Camas Meadows on August Then the Indians continued east but also turned north. They were headed toward the country of the Crow Indians, whom they believed would provide a refuge from. By L.V. McWhorter - Chief Joseph & Nez Perce War of - HB.

- Nez Perce Legend & History" By L.V. McWhorter. Caxton2nd Edition. Photos, Map, Index, pages. This is the story of how these peaceable and prosperous people were oppressed and persecuted, misunderstood, and badgered beyond endurance and almost beyond honor, yet avoided war until fateful forces pushed them into it, Seller Rating: % positive.

strategy and tactics used by the Nez Perces, in an attempt to evaluate their brilliance, with care-ful attention to the men who planned and con-ducted the campaign.1 For many years there had been friction be-tween the Indian agent on the Nez Perce reserva-tion and the various bands of the tribe who refused to be bound by the treaty of This.

He is co-author of Clearwater Country: The Traveler's Guide and compiler of In Pursuit of the Nez Perces. Since childhood, he has been fascinated by and a student of the history, traditions and culture of the Nez Perce people.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title/5(7). The Nez Perces next crossed the river, made a detour and re-crossed it at another point, then took their way eastward.

All this was by way of delaying pursuit. Jo­seph told me that he estimated it would take six or seven days to get a sufficient force in the field to take up their trail, and the correctness of his reasoning is ap­parent from.

A Chat about Buffalo Hunting--Buffalo Horses--The Start--The Pursuit--The Charge--Tumbles--Horsemanship--The Glory of Mountain Life--How a Nez Perce Village Hunts Buffalo--Kit Carson and the Frenchman on a Run--Mountain Manners Chapter XX.

The Nez Perce war would not be the last conflict where the decisions and promises of battlefield commanders would be influenced by higher political.

This newest volume in Pdf acclaimed Pivotal Moments series offers an pdf 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.Download pdf Nez Perces | This history of the Nez Perce War was written in by Duncan McDonald, a relative of Chief Looking Glass and the son of a Hudson's Bay Company fur trader and a Nez Perce Indian woman.

McDonald spent most of his life on the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana.INTRODUCTION. Camp Pilot Butte, Wyoming, March ebook Mr. G. O. Shields, Chicago, Ill. Dear Sir: I have read with a great ebook of interest and pleasure the manuscript of your book, entitled "The Battle of the Big Hole," and as a participant in the tragic affair it describes, can cheerfully commend it to all who are interested in obtaining a true history of the Nez Percé campaign.