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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

ISBN: 0307268896

Condition: New in New dust jacket


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 federal government, peacefully if posible. In return, they were to be consigned to reservations that were unsuitable for any tradi... View more info