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Washakie: Chief of the Shoshones

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Washakie was chief of the eastern band of the Shoshone Indians for almost sixty years, until his death in 1900. A strong leader of his own people, he saw the wisdom of befriending the whites. Grace Raymond Hebard offers an engaging view of Washakie’s long life and the early history of Shoshone-occupied land—embracing present-day Wyoming and parts of Montana, Idaho, and Utah. Washakie is seen signing historic treaties, aiding overland emigrants in the 1850s, and finally assisting whites in fighting the Sioux. According to Hebard, Washakie’s role in the battle on the Rosebud in June 1876 saved General Crook from the fate that befell General Custer eight days later on the Little Big Horn.

Synopsis:

Washakie was chief of the eastern band of the Shoshone Indians for almost sixty years, until his death in 1900. A strong leader of his own people, he saw the wisdom of befriending the whites. Grace Raymond Hebard offers an engaging view of Washakies long life and the early history of Shoshone-occupied land—embracing present-day Wyoming and parts of Montana, Idaho, and Utah. Washakie is seen signing historic treaties, aiding overland emigrants in the 1850s, and finally assisting whites in fighting the Sioux. According to Hebard, Washakies role in the battle on the Rosebud in June 1876 saved General Crook from the fate that befell General Custer eight days later on the Little Big Horn.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-320) and index.

About the Author

Grace Raymond Hebard (1861-1936) wrote the two-volume Bozeman Trail (Nebraska 1990).
 
The introducer, Richard O. Clemmer-Smith, is a professor of anthropology at the University of Denver and the author of Roads in the Sky: Economic Change and Cultural Continuity among the Hopi.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803272781
Introduction:
Clemmer-Smith, Richard O.
Author:
Clemmer-Smith, Richard O.
Introduction by:
Clemmer-Smith, Richard O.
Introduction:
Clemmer-Smith, Richard O.
Author:
Hebard, Grace Raymond
Author:
Clemmer, Richard O.
Publisher:
Unp - Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Overland journeys to the pacific
Subject:
Shoshoni Indians
Subject:
Washakie
Subject:
Union Pacific Railroad
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Number:
Bison Books ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
37
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus., maps
Pages:
325
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.1 lb

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Washakie was chief of the eastern band of the Shoshone Indians for almost sixty years, until his death in 1900. A strong leader of his own people, he saw the wisdom of befriending the whites. Grace Raymond Hebard offers an engaging view of Washakies long life and the early history of Shoshone-occupied land—embracing present-day Wyoming and parts of Montana, Idaho, and Utah. Washakie is seen signing historic treaties, aiding overland emigrants in the 1850s, and finally assisting whites in fighting the Sioux. According to Hebard, Washakies role in the battle on the Rosebud in June 1876 saved General Crook from the fate that befell General Custer eight days later on the Little Big Horn.
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