Chief Joseph, 1840-1904

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Capstone, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
A biography of the peace chief who ended the Nez Perce War by surrendering to United States soldiers in 1877, believing that he would be permitted to lead his people back to their ancestral lands in Idaho. Includes a recipe for berry fritters and directions for "the stick game."

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Page 2 - We shall all be alike — brothers of one father and one mother, with one sky above us and one country around us, and one government for all. Then the Great Spirit Chief who rules above will smile upon this land, and send rain to wash out the bloody spots made by brothers' hands from the face of the earth.

About the author (2003)

Mary Englar is a freelance writer and a teacher of English and creative writing. She has a master of fine arts degree in writing from Minnesota State University, and has written more than 30 nonfiction books for children. She continues to read and write about the many different cultures of our world in Minnesota.

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