Britt, Albert, 1874-1969.

Great Indian chiefs : a study of Indian leaders in the two hundred year struggle to stop the white advance / by Albert Britt. - 280 pages, [8] leaves of plates : portraits ; 22 cm. - Essay index reprint series . - Essay index reprint series. .

"First published 1938"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-280).

Preface -- Tragedy of the Indian -- King Philip : the Wampanoag mystery -- Joseph Brant : the Iroquois statesman -- Pontiac : the chief who called the nations together -- Tecumseh : the Shawnee who dreamed of empire -- Black Hawk : the Sauk who fought for his village -- Sitting Bull : war chief or swindler? -- Captain Jack : an Indian David -- Chief Joseph : master strategist -- Indian bibliography.

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Philip, Sachem of the Wampanoags, -1676.
Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807.
Pontiac, Ottawa Chief, -1769.
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813.
Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 1767-1838.
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890.
Jack, Captain, Modoc Chief, -1873.
Joseph, Nez Percé Chief, 1840-1904.


Indians of North America--Kings and rulers--Biography.
Indians of North America--History.

E89 / .B75 1969

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