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Searching for Chipeta : The Story of a Ute and Her People

By: Krudwig, Vickie Leigh.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Fulcrum Publishing, 2004Description: 1 online resource (128 p.).ISBN: 9781555918699.Subject(s): Chipeta, 1843-1924 -- Juvenile literature | Chipeta, 1843-1924 | Indians of North America | Ouray -- Juvenile literature | Women -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Searching for Chipeta : The Story of a Ute and Her PeopleDDC classification: 979.00497457 | 979.004974576 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface vi; Chapter 1: People of the Shining Mountains 1; Chapter 2: In the Beginning:The Creation of the Noochew 6; Chapter 3: Girlhood to Maidenhood 10; Chapter 4: A Man Called Ouray 16; Chapter 5: Bear Dance 23; Chapter 6: Chaos and Conflict 29; Chapter 7: Happiness and Heartache 34; Chapter 8: Broken Promises 40; Chapter 9: The Brunot Treaty 46 ; Chapter 10: Caught Between Two Worlds 53; Chapter 11: A Woman of Courage 59; Chapter 12: The Meeker Incident 64 ; Chapter 13: The Utes Must Go 71; Chapter 14: Washington, D.C. 79 ; Chapter 15: A Time to Mourn 88
Chapter 16: The Utes Leave Their Homelands 96 Chapter 17: Life on the Uintah-Ouray Reservation 100; Chapter 18:The Final Years 104; Chapter 19: Chipeta Returns to Colorado 113; Epilogue 116
Summary: Chipeta was a strong, wise woman who played a major role in the history of the Ute Indian tribe and the United States in the 19th century. And yet, she has remained elusive for more than a century, unknown not only to many historians, but also to the general public. Through this inspiring narrative, we discover a remarkable story about an extraordinary woman as Krudwig brings to life one of the key Native American figures of history.Awards WonMountains and Plains Booksellers Association - Finalist in the Children''s Chapter Book category 2004
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Contents; Preface vi; Chapter 1: People of the Shining Mountains 1; Chapter 2: In the Beginning:The Creation of the Noochew 6; Chapter 3: Girlhood to Maidenhood 10; Chapter 4: A Man Called Ouray 16; Chapter 5: Bear Dance 23; Chapter 6: Chaos and Conflict 29; Chapter 7: Happiness and Heartache 34; Chapter 8: Broken Promises 40; Chapter 9: The Brunot Treaty 46 ; Chapter 10: Caught Between Two Worlds 53; Chapter 11: A Woman of Courage 59; Chapter 12: The Meeker Incident 64 ; Chapter 13: The Utes Must Go 71; Chapter 14: Washington, D.C. 79 ; Chapter 15: A Time to Mourn 88

Chapter 16: The Utes Leave Their Homelands 96 Chapter 17: Life on the Uintah-Ouray Reservation 100; Chapter 18:The Final Years 104; Chapter 19: Chipeta Returns to Colorado 113; Epilogue 116

Chipeta was a strong, wise woman who played a major role in the history of the Ute Indian tribe and the United States in the 19th century. And yet, she has remained elusive for more than a century, unknown not only to many historians, but also to the general public. Through this inspiring narrative, we discover a remarkable story about an extraordinary woman as Krudwig brings to life one of the key Native American figures of history.Awards WonMountains and Plains Booksellers Association - Finalist in the Children''s Chapter Book category 2004

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Vickie Leigh Krudwig was born and raised in Colorado. She lives in Denver with her husband and their three children. Krudwig's stories and illustrations have been published nationally and internationally in a variety of children's publications. She is the author of Hiking Through Colorado History and Henry's Horrendous Hiccups.

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