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Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians (Cont'd)
author: William R. Swagerty, Department of History, University
of the Pacific, Stockton, California Updated 8 June, 2005
Axtell, Horace, with Margo Aragon. A Little Bit of Wisdom: Conversations
with a Nez Perce Elder. Lewiston, Idaho: Confluence Press, 1997.
Gidley, Mick. Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1981.
Greene, Jerome A., Nez Perce Summer, 1877: The U. S. Army and
the Nee-Me-Poo Crisis Helena: Montana Historical Society Press,
Gulick, Bill. Chief Joseph Country: Land of the Nez Perce. Caldwell,
Id.: The Caxton Printers, 1981. Reprinted, 1985.
Hinmahtooyahlatkekht (Chief Joseph). “Chief Joseph’s
Own Story.” North American Review 128 (April, 1879):412-33.
Reprinted in In Pursuit of the Nez Perces, as reported by Gen.
O. O. Howard, Duncan McDonald, Chief Joseph, comp. Linwood Laughy.
Wrangell, AK: Mountain Meadow Press, 1993.
Howard, O. O. Famous Indian Chiefs I Have Known. New York: The
Century Company, 1907.
Josephy, Alvin M., Jr. The Nez Perce Indians and the Opening
of the Pacific Northwest. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965.
Reprinted in an abridged edition, Lincoln: University of Nebraska
Landeen, Dan, and Allen Pinkham, Salmon and His People: Fish
& Fishing in Nez Perce Culture (Lewiston, ID: Confluence Press
for the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho, 1999).
McWhorter, Lucullus V. Hear Me My Chiefs! Nez Perce History and
Legend. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1952.
Slickpoo, Allen P. Sr., with Deward E. Walker. Noon Nee-Me-Poo
(We, the Nez Perces: Culture and History of the Nez Perces. Lapwai,
Idaho: Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho, 1973.
Wilfong, Cheryl, Following the Nez Perce Trail: A Guide to the
Historic Trail with Eyewitness Accounts (Corvallis: Oregon State
University Press, 1990).
Yellow Wolf, as told by L. V. McWhorter. Yellow Wolf: His Own
Story. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1940.
For younger readers:
Allard, William Albert, “Chief Joseph.” National
Geographic Magazine, vol. 151(3) March, 1977, pp. 406-434.
Lassieur, Allison, with Josiah Pinkham, Cultural Resource Program,
Nez Perce Tribe and William R. Swagerty, University of Idaho.
The Nez Perce Tribe. Mankato, Minn: Bridgestone Books and Capstone
McAuliffe, Bill. Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce. Photo-Illustrated
Biographies. Mankato, Minn.: Bridgestone Books, 1998.
Raymer, Dottie. Welcome to Kaya’s World, 1764: Growing
Up in a Native American
Homeland (Middleton, Wisconsin: Pleasant Company Publications,
Trafzer, Clifford E. The Nez Perce. New York: Chelsea House,
Trafzer, Clifford E., with Richard D. Scheuerman, Chief Joseph’s
Allies. Newcastle, Calif.: Sierra Oaks Publishing Co., 1992.
Websites to Visit:
Perce Tribe of Idaho
Wallowa Band of the Nez Perce
Tamkaliks Celebration of the Wallowa Band of the Nez Perce
The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Nez Perce National Historic Trail
Perce National Historic Park