The Wisdom of the Great Chiefs: The Classic Speeches of Chief Red Jacket, Chief Joseph, and Chief Seattle

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Kent Nerburn
New World Library, 1994 - History - 76 pages
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A new title in the Classic Wisdom Collection by the editor of Native American Wisdom. Here are three great speeches revealing the broad panorama of the Indian experience. Includes Red Jacket's 1805 speech, Chief Seattle's 1854 speech, and Chief Joseph's 1879 speech.

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Kent Nerburn holds a PhD in both theology and art. He is an author, sculptor, and educator who has been involved in Native American issues and education. He developed and directed an award-winning oral history project on the Red Lake Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota. He has edited several books on Native American subjects including Native American Wisdom, The Wisdom of the Native Americans, and The Soul of an Indian. He is also the author of Letters to My Son, The Wolf at Twilight, Simple Truths: Clear and Gentle Guidance on the Big Issues of Life, Small Graces: The Quiet Gifts of Everyday Life, and Ordinary Sacred: The Simple Beauty of Everyday Life. In 1995, Neither Wolf Nor Dog won the Minnesota Book Award.

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