The Vanishing Race: The Last Great Indian Council, a Record in Picture and Story of the Last Great Indian Council, Participated in by Eminent Indian Chiefs from Nearly Every Indian Reservation in the United States, Together with the Story of Their Lives as Told by Themselves - Their Speeches and Folklore Tales - Their Solemn Farewell and the Indian's Story of the Custer Fight. The Concept of Rodman Wanamaker

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Doubleday Page, 1913 - Indian councils - 231 pages
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