Finding Chief Kamiakin

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Finding Chief Kamiakin

The Life and Legacy of a Northwest Patriot

By Richard D. Scheuerman; Michael O. Finley; John Clement (Photographer)

Washington State University Press, Paperback, 9780874222975, 204pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

Description
A mid-1800s surge of White immigrants incited a cataclysmic upheaval that jeopardized the very existence of the Plateau's native people. Chief Kamiakin, a prominent Yakama leader, resolved to resist threats to their lands and traditional way of life. This is his story.