American Indians

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Book Cover Picture Indians Along the Oregon Trail
The Tribes of Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho,
Oregon and Washington Identified

(Encyclopedic)
Bert Webber, MLS
Every tribe in these states that the Oregon Trail crosses is listed with village locations, language groups, populations by tribes to 1989, and all "also-known-as" names. Indexed. Historical essays on some tribes. Major biblio. Major index. Here is the most recent encyclopedia on these Indians. An irreplaceable resource for historians and writers. 208p. 5x8 pbk. Expanded Edition $17.95 Click to get order information

Book Cover Picture John Beeson's
Plea For the Indians
Oregon's First Civil Rights Advocate
His Long Cry in the Wilderness for Indian Rights
John Beeson (1803-1889)
Introduction by Bert Webber MLS
Beeson witnessed brutality to Indians near Jacksonville, made public speeches, wrote articles declaring Indians had a right to live. Newspaper editor and clergy threatened him with tar-and-feathers but he escapes in the middle of the night. Went to Washington, D.C., NY, spent his life fighting for Indian rights. Reprint of his rare 1857 book provides Beeson's words, what he did. Detailed intro by Bert Webber sets stage, provides insight into this first civil-rights worker in Pacific Northwest. Only known photo of Beeson; his signature. Beeson genealogy constructed by Anne Billeter, Ph.D. Map. Biblio, Index. 5x8 160p. $12.95 Click to get order information

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