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The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek A Tragic Clash between White and Native America

By: Kluger, Richard

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004400


This book is a bold and long-overdue clarification of the historical record of an American tragedy presenting, through the experiences of one tribe, the history of Native American suffering and injustice. It is the story of a compelling conflict that unfolds in the newly created Washington Territory from 1853 to 1857. Washington's first governor, Isaac Stevens, had one goal: To persuade the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over their ancestral lands to the feder... View more info