Listen to the resounding speeches made by some of the greatest, the average, and the anonymous First People whose words have come down to us through history. From the first contacts in the sixteenth century up until the modern day, the metaphors and depth of feeling contained within their words has not lessened. Struggling against injustice and dealing with sorrow, this collection of 82 speeches provides a clear window into Native American history. 218 pages with notes on the speeches and orators included. Paperback.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 218 Vendor: Dover Publications Dimensions: 8.31 X 5.25 X 0.56 (inches)
ISBN: 0486411222 ISBN-13: 9780486411224 Availability: In Stock
Remarkable for their eloquence and depth of feeling, these 82 speeches encompass 5 centuries of Indian encounters with nonindigenous peoples. Speakers include Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, Seattle, Geronimo, Crazy Horse, and many lesser-known leaders, whose compelling words are graced by forceful metaphors and vivid imagery.