Indian Chiefs

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 151 pages
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Biographies of six Western Indian chiefs who led their people in a historic moment of crisis, when a decision had to be made about fighting or cooperating with the white pioneers encroaching on their grounds.

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User Review  - Carolee - Goodreads

Excellent biographies of Joseph, Sitting Bull, and others. Presented with some bias towards the Native Americans, but also sympathy towards the jobs some calvary officers, like Howard, were told to perform. Photos are good quality and relevant. I want to read more by Mr. Freedman. Read full review

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User Review  - Rjgolden - Goodreads

This book gives perspectives of 6 different Native American Chiefs during the 1800s in the west. A great book for students to see American expansion from another point of view and to also develop ... Read full review

About the author (1987)

Russell Freedman is the award-winning author of numerous books. His nonfiction books range in subject from the lives and behaviors of animals to people in history whose impact is still felt today. Freeedman's work has earned him several awards, including a Newbery Medal in 1994 for Lincoln: a Photobiography, a Newbery Honor each for Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery in 1994 and The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane in 1992, and a Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal.

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