Synopses & Reviews
The Nez Perce were a peacable and prosperous people who were oppressed, persecuted, misunderstood and badgered, yet avoided war until fateful forces pushed them into it. McWhorter spent years interviewing, researching, then recording Nez Perce history and legend.
"Hear Me, My Chiefs! will appeal to scholars of western history as well as general collectors of Americana. It is well illustrated with photographs and maps, is thoroughly documented, and contains a very useful bibliography. Credit the Caxton Printers with another fine addition to their growing list of works on western development."—Robert G. Athearn, U of Colorado, Montana magazine Robert G. Athearn
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. He died in 1944 and, with the help of his son V.O. McWhorter this compilation of his last unfinished manuscript was published in 1952.