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Author Ruby, Robert H.

Title The Cayuse Indians : imperial tribesmen of Old Oregon / by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown ; foreword by Clifford M. Drury.

Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1972]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Eucalyptus  979.502 R827c 1972    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 345 pages : ill., maps, plates, portraits ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The Civilization of the American Indian series ; v. 120
Civilization of the American Indian series ; v. 120.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-330).
Summary Describes the ways in which a small but powerful Indian tribe hindered the white settlement of Oregon and Washington.
Contents An Imperial Tribe -- Heart of the Beaver -- Along the Communication -- A Strange New Thing -- Ill wind in the Rye Grass -- Ride a Pale Horse -- Bloody Cayuses -- The Cayuse War -- Wanted for Murder -- Cords of Vengeance -- Pent-up Tempest -- Speak Straight -- Rumblings of War -- The Volcano Erupts -- Broken Power -- Cayuses Corralled -- Outpost of a Dying Race -- Appendix A: White's Laws of the Nez Perces -- Appendix B: The Cayuse Indians' Letter to Governor Abernethy -- Appendix C: Reward Offered the Nez Perces for Capture of the Cayuse Murderers -- Appendix D: Indictment of Marcus Whiteman's Murderers -- Appendix E: Treaty With the Walla Wallas, Cayuses, and Others, 1855
Subject Whitman Massacre (1847) (OCoLC)fst01174840
Cayuse Indians -- History.
Whitman Massacre, 1847.
Oregon -- History.
Cayuses -- Historia.
Cayuse Indians. (OCoLC)fst00849983
Oregon. (OCoLC)fst01204579
Chronological Term 1847
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Brown, John A. (John Arthur), 1914-2004, author.
Drury, Clifford Merrill, 1897-1984.
ISBN 0806109955

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