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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

The Nez Perce campaign is among the most famous in the brief and bloody history of the Indian wars of the West. Yellow Wolf was a contemporary of Chief Joseph and a leader among his own men. His story is one that had never been told and will never be told again. A first person account, through author L.V. McWhorter of the Nez Perce's ill-fated battle for land and freedom.

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Yellow Wolf was one of the last surviving participants of the Nez Perce War. This is his story of the hitherto unrevealed Indian strategy and policy in that conflict as told to L.V. McWhorter, his friend for decades. Many researchers consider this book a classic — one of the first to tell the story of those tragic times from the Native American perspective.

About the Author

Lucullus Virgil McWhorter was born in 1860 ina log cabin in what is now West Virginia.  From his earliest childhood, he was interested in everything pertaining to Indians.  After moving west McWhorter took on the task of writing about the history of the native tribes of the Northwest and battling against the injustices visited upon them by the American government.  L.V. McWhorter died in 1944.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780870043154
Author:
McWhorter, Lucullus Virgil
Author:
Yellow
Author:
McWhorter, Lucullus Virgil
Publisher:
Caxton Press
Location:
Caldwell, Idaho :
Subject:
General
Subject:
United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877)
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - Native Americans
Subject:
Personal narratives
Subject:
Nez Perce Indians
Subject:
Native Americans
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Yellow Wolf
Subject:
Nez Percâe Indians -- Wars, 1877.
Subject:
Biography-Native Americans
Subject:
Native American
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. and enl. ed.
Edition Description:
Rev and Enl
Series Volume:
v. 166
Publication Date:
19400131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
48 illustrations, map, index
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , Yellow Wolf was one of the last surviving participants of the Nez Perce War. This is his story of the hitherto unrevealed Indian strategy and policy in that conflict as told to L.V. McWhorter, his friend for decades. Many researchers consider this book a classic — one of the first to tell the story of those tragic times from the Native American perspective.
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