In the smoke and agony of the massacre at Wounded Knee, on 29 December 1890, the last hope of freedom died among the Indian nations of North America. This is the story of those nations and tribes, their leaders, customs, political systems, and their long battle against the European invasion.
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Alvin M. Josephy, Jr., is the author of many award-winning books, including The Patriot Chiefs, The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening of the Northwest, The Indian Heritage of America, Red Power, Now That the Buffalo's Gone, and The Civil War in the American West. He was born in 1912, grew up in New York City, and attended Harvard College. He was an associate editor of Time magazine and a vice president and editor of American Heritage magazine, was founding chairman of the board of trustees of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, and is past president of the Western History Association. He and his wife, Betty, live in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Joseph, Oregon.
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Book Description HUTCHINSON, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091791480