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Framing Chief Leschi : narratives and the politics of historical justice / Lisa Blee.

By: Blee, Lisa [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.First peoples (2010): Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (viii, 302 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781469614472; 1469614472; 9781469612850; 1469612852.Subject(s): Nisqually Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography | Nisqually Indians -- Wars | Nisqually Indians -- Government relationsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Framing Chief LeschiDDC classification: 979.7004/979435 LOC classification: E99.N74 | L473 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. After the war, Chief Leschi, a Nisqually leader, was found guilty of the murder of two militiamen by a jury of settlers and hanged in the territory's first judicial execution. In 2004, the Historical Court of Justice, a symbolic tribunal re-examined Leschi's murder conviction and posthumously exonerated him. Lisa Blee uses this fascinating case to uncover the powerful, lasting implications of the United States' colonial past.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

In 1855 in the South Puget Sound, war broke out between Washington settlers and Nisqually Indians. After the war, Chief Leschi, a Nisqually leader, was found guilty of the murder of two militiamen by a jury of settlers and hanged in the territory's first judicial execution. In 2004, the Historical Court of Justice, a symbolic tribunal re-examined Leschi's murder conviction and posthumously exonerated him. Lisa Blee uses this fascinating case to uncover the powerful, lasting implications of the United States' colonial past.

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