Yellow Wolf, his own story

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Caxton Printers, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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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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A cogent timeline synthesis of nearly thirty years of interviews with one of the major surviving Native American fighters of the Nez Perce War. Supporting and dissenting views are offered where ... Read full review


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About the author (1983)

\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.