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												Chief Sarah: Sarah Winnemucca's Fight for Indian Rights [SIGNED] by  Dorothy Nafus Morrison
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1980
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Chief Sarah: Sarah Winnemucca's Fight for Indian Rights [SIGNED]

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Chief Sarah: Sarah Winnemucca's Fight for Indian Rights [SIGNED]: ; Illustrated with Old Prints and Photographs and with Maps

by Morrison, Dorothy Nafus

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ISBN 10
0689307527
ISBN 13
9780689307522
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New York: Atheneum, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. pp. xi, 170. 8vo. Stamped cloth over boards, white lettering to the spine. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of the subject. Richly illustrated with many photographs, portraits, illustrations, maps, etc. No detectable flaws to the extremities, contents equally bright, clean, and unmarked; fine and housed in near fine dustjacket (now housed in protective mylar cover). Overall, near fine. SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title page.

"A brilliant young woman with little formal education, Sarah Winnemucca (1844-91) overcame many obstacles to become a successful lecturer, writer, and champion of Indian rights. It was the suffering of Sarah's tribe (the Paiutes) at the hands of the corrupt US Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) that propelled her into activism on their behalf. But although Sarah battled zealously with the BIA and its agents, she insisted the way to deal with whites was by peaceful methods; she fought for the rights of her people with the tongue and the pen. Sarah's valiant efforts even prompted American educator Elizabeth Palmer Peabody to proclaim her "the Indian Joan of Arc." Illustrated with historical photographs, as well as with maps and drawings, Dorothy Morrison's Chief Sarah is a moving account of the remarkable life of a woman determined to educate and liberate her people."

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book dealer
Black's Fine Books & Manuscripts CA (CA)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3512
Title
Chief Sarah: Sarah Winnemucca's Fight for Indian Rights [SIGNED]
Author
Morrison, Dorothy Nafus
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0689307527
ISBN 13
9780689307522
Publisher
Atheneum
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1980
Keywords
women's studies; gender studies; native american; native american history; aboriginal studies; first nations; indian studies; canadian history; canadiana
Bookseller catalogs
Indigenous;

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