Finding Chief Kamiakin

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

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.

About the Author
Richard D. Sceuerman is Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Seattle Pacific University. He is the author/co-author of several books, including "Harvest Heritage," "Finding Chief Kamiakin," and "Renegade Tribe."

Michael O. Finley, a professional historian, is a cultural adviser and member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation.

JOHN CLEMENT is the son of BLAIZE CLEMENT who originated the Dixie Hemingway mystery series and collaborated with her son on the plots and characters for forthcoming novels. Blaize lived for many years in Sarasota, Florida; John lives in New York City.