Settlers

B. Transcriptions

 

 B2. Baird, Dennis; Mallickan, Diane; and Swagerty, W.R. ed.; Encounters with the People: Written and Oral Accounts of Nez Perce Life to 1858 [2015] 2015

Encounters / With the People / Written and Oral Accounts of Nez Perce Life to 1858 / Compiled and edited by Dennis Baird, Diane Mallickan, and W.R. Swagerty / WSU / Press / Washington State University / Pullman, Washington

Location: La Grande Public Cook Memorial Library; La Grande, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 1 in the Voices from Nez Perce Country series. Vol. 1: i. half title; ii. information on the Voices from Nez Perce Country series; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. dedication; vi. blank; vii. ‘Contents;’ viii. ‘Illustrations and Maps;’ ix-xiv. ‘Foreword’ and ‘Map of the traditional territory of the Nez Perce people;’ xv-xvii. ‘Introduction;’ xviii. blank; xix-xxi. ‘Tribal Elder and This Book;’ unpaginated blank; 1-503. text; 504. blank; 505-22. ‘Index’

Text Contents: “1 Literature on Nez Perce History Prior to 1877, by W.R. Swagerty,” “2 Accounts Written by Nez Perce People,” “3 In the Mountains,” “4 The Earliest Written Accounts,” “5 Lewis and Clark among the Nez Perce, 1805-1806,” “6 David Thompson and Alexander Henry among the Nez Perce, 1809-1812,” “7 Donald Mackenzie and the Astorians, 1811-1813,” “8 The Hudson’s Bay Company and the Fur Trade in Nez Perce Country, 1821-1855,” “9 Botanist David Douglas Visits the Clearwater, 1826,” “10 Encounters Outside the Heartland” “11 The Nez Perce Visit the East, 1831-1832,” “12 Captain Benjamin Bonneville among the Nez Perce, 1832-1834,” “13 Protestant Missions in the Clearwater Region,” “14 Early Catholic Accounts of the Nez Perce,” “15 The Nez Perce in the Cayuse War, 1847-1850,” “16 The Start of the Indian Agency in the Clearwater Valley,” “17 The Nez Perce in Oregon Territory, 1850-1854,” “18 Year of the Treaty, 1855,” “The Nez Perce People in the Wars of 1855-1858”

Description: Collection of written and oral accounts of and/or by the Nez Perce tribe or members of the Nez Perce tribe up to 1858.

Keywords: 19th Century History, Culture, Politics, Lewis and Clark, Oral Traditions, Transcriptions, Missionaries, Religion, Settlers

 

B3. Chief Joseph. Excerpt from “An Indian’s View of Indian Affairs.” In Northwest Passages: A Literary Anthology of the Pacific Northwest from Coyote Tale to Roadside Attractions edited by Bruce Barcott, 7-10. Seattle, Washington: Sasquatch Books, 1994. Originally published in North American Review. (April 1879).

Keywords: Chief Joseph, 19th Century history, Politics, Oral Traditions, Transcriptions

 

C. Novels

 

C3. Fisher, Karen; A Sudden Country: A Novel [2005, 2006, 2007] 2006

A Sudden / Country / A Novel / Karen Fisher / Random House Trade Paperbacks / New York

Location: Josephy Center for Arts and Culture Bookstore; Joseph, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: i-iii. ‘Praise for A Sudden Country;’ iv. blank; v. half title; vi. blank; vii. full title; viii. copyright; ix. dedication; x-xi. ‘The Route to Oregon, 1847’ map; xii. blank; 1-363. text; 364. blank; 365-66. ‘Remains;’ 367. ‘Author’s Note;’ 368. blank; 369. ‘Acknowledgments;’ 370. blank; 371. ‘A Reader’s Guide;’ 372. blank; 373-76. ‘A Conversation with Karen Fisher;’ 377-379. ‘Reading Group Questions and Topics for Discussion;’ unpaginated page. blank; unpaginated page. author biography; 7 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: “Part One”: “There Along,” “Confinement,” “A Yellow Lily,” “A True Wife,” “Memory and Flight,” “A Rendering of Favors,” “No Safe Convention,” “That Great Stillness,” “Courage Once,” “Stolen Horses,” “Beyond All Bounds,” “A Pitiable Hunger,” “The Book of Wealth,” “Blue Beads,” “In Cupped Hands,” “Us the Sinners,” “Our Time on Earth,” “Part Two”: “What Cannot Be Seen,” “Wild Stone Heart,” “Nothing,” “The Moon’s House,” “Sound and Light,” “The Heart So Quick,” “The Known World Upside Down,” “Copper Bells,” “To Drink from Empty Cups,” “Man and Woman,” “Part Three”: “Stones into Dust,” “Home,” “How We Learn to Leave,” “Faith,” “A Supplicant Hand,” “Free Air,” “Their Thousand Dreams,” “To Go Now and Attend,” “The Exact Reminiscences of Emma Ruth Ross,” “New Leaves”

Description: Fictional story about the love affair between a man previously married to a Nez Perce woman and a woman reluctantly following her husband along the Oregon Trail. Explores the complicated relationships amongst traders, immigrants, and the Nez Perce.

Reviews: Eckhoff, Sally. “Oooh, Pioneers.” Review of A Sudden Country, by Karen Fisher. The New York Times, December 25, 2005, Sunday Book Review.  http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/25/books/review/oooh-pioneers.html

“A Sudden Country.” Review of A Sudden Country, by Karen Fisher. The New Yorker, September 19, 2005, Briefly Noted. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2005/09/19/a-sudden-country

“A Sudden Country.” Review of A Sudden Country, by Karen Fisher. Publishers Weekly, May 30, 2005. https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-4000-6322-2

Keywords: 19th Century History, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Settlers, Novels, Literature

 

C5. Gulick, Bill; Northwest Destiny: Gathering Storm [1988, 1992] 1992

Northwest / Destiny / Volume Two / Gathering Storm / Bill Gulick / Jove Books, New York

Location: Tamástslikt Cultural Institute Library; Pendleton, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 2 in Northwest Destiny series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. excerpt from Gathering Storm and information on Northwest Destiny series; ii. ‘Jove titles by Bill Gulick’ and ‘Coming March 1993;’ iii. full title; iv. copyright; 1-252. text; 253-67. ‘Special Preview’ of River’s End; unpaginated page. mail order form for Journal of the Gun Years

Text Contents: “Part One: Wagon Wheels to Oregon”: 7 untitled chapters “Part Two: Bitter Harvest”: 12 untitled chapters “Part Three: Pe-wa-oo-yit— First Treaty Council”: 6 untitled chapters “Part Four: Gold and the Steal Treaty”: 6 untitled chapters

Description: Continuation of the story of John Crane meeting his half-brother, a member of the Nez Perce tribe.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Lewis and Clark, Politics, Settlers, Historical Fiction, Culture, Novels, Literature

 

C6. Gulick, Bill; Northwest Destiny: River’s End [1988, 1993] 1993

Northwest / Destiny / Volume Three / River’s End / Bill Gulick / Published in hardcover as Lost Wallowa / Jove Books, New York

Location: Tamástslikt Cultural Institute Library; Pendleton, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume three of Northwest Destiny series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. excerpt from River’s End and information on Northwest Destiny series; ii. ‘Jove title by Bill Gulick;’ iii. full title; iv. copyright; 1-268. text

Text Contents: “Part One: Distant Thunder”: 7 untitled chapters “Part Two: War and a Kind of Peace”: 23 untitled chapters

Description: Fiction story of a man named John Crane and his reunion with his half brother, Tall Bird, a member of the Nez Perce tribe, during a time of political violence and social violence along racial lines.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Lewis and Clark, Politics, Settlers, Culture, Novels, Literature

 

C7. Harris, Vernon L. and Nelson, Lee; The Nez Perce Trail [2000] 2000

The / Nez Perce / Trail / by Vernon L Harris / with / Lee Nelson

Location: University of Idaho Library, University of Idaho; Moscow, Idaho

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: 4 unpaginated blanks; i. half title; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. ‘Dedication;’ vi. blank; vii. ‘In Appreciation;’ viii. blank; 1-4. ‘How It Came to Be: A Prologue;’ 5-293. text; 294-98. ‘Then What Happened?: An Epilogue;’ 4 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: 47 untitled chapters

Description: Fiction story set in 1877 of Little Bird, a young Nez Perce woman, who meets Kirby Phelps, a settler. The two fall in love as the Nez Perce war is about to begin.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Romance, Nez Perce War, Settlers, Novels, Literature

 

C10. Hunt, Bonnie Jo and Hunt, Lawrence J.; A Difficult Passage (A forgotten tale of the Oregon Trail): A Lone Wolf Clan Book [2002] 2002

A Difficult Passage / (A forgotten tale of the Oregon Trail) / Whitman Mission Murderers Remain / at Large; a Regiment of Mounted Riflemen Is Ordered to Bring Them In / by / Bonnie Jo Hunt / and / Lawrence J. Hunt / “The mules were poor, unbroken, and by no means / calculated for such a march… the drivers were not / only stupid, but totally ignorant of their duty….” / Major Osborne Cross, May 20, 1849 / A Lone Wolf Clan Book, Vol. VII

Location: Enterprise Public Library; Enterprise, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 7 in the Lone Wolf Clan series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. picture; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. ‘Words of Appreciation;’ vi. ‘Route of the Regiment of the Mounted Riflemen’ map; 1-2. ‘Preface;’ 3-226. text; 227-28. ‘Epilogue;’ unpaginated page. ‘Historical Note;’ unpaginated page. ‘About the Authors;’ 4 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: 33 untitled chapters

Description: Fictionalized story of the volunteer army sent to punish the members of the Cayuse tribe responsible for the attack on white settlers and the Whitman family at the Whitman Mission during the measles epidemic brought on by the white settlers. Among the army is a half-Nez Perce man named Michael Two Feathers. Features other Nez Perce characters and mentions of the Nez Perce tribe.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Settlers, Politics, Missionaries, Religion, Novels, Literature

 

C11. Hunt, Bonnie Jo and Hunt, Lawrence J.; Cayuse Country: A Lone Wolf Clan Book [1999] 1999

Cayuse Country / A Flood of Emigrants Cross the ‘Big / Open’ Threatening to Overwhelm the /  Cayuse Homeland / by / Bonnie Jo Hunt / and / Lawrence J. Hunt / Will you ever begin to understand the meaning of the / very soil beneath your feet? From a grain of sand / to a great mountain, all is sacred… / A Lone Wolf Clan Book, Vol. IV

Location: Enterprise Public Library: Enterprise, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 4 in the Lone Wolf Clan series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. picture; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. blank; v. copyright; vi-vii. ‘Stephen Meek’s Shortcut Across the Oregan Desert’ map; viii. blank; 1. dedication; 2. blank; 3-4. ‘Foreword;’ 5-237. text; 238. ‘After Word;’ 239. ‘A Special Note from the Authors;’ 240. ‘About the Authors’

Text Contents: 28 untitled chapters

Description: Fictionalized story involving the Cayuse, the Whitman missionaries, and Nez Perce characters in the midst of western expansion from the Oregon Trail and a measles epidemic.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Settlers, Missionaries, Religion, Novels, Literature

 

C13. Hunt, Bonnie Jo and Hunt, Lawrence J.; Death on the Umatilla [2001] 2001

Death on the / Umatilla / Whitman Mission Murderers Are at / Large; a Volunteer Army Attempts / to Bring Them to Justice / by / Bonnie Jo Hunt and Lawrence J. Hunt / “If I give up my men that killed the settlers, to let / them be tried by your law, will you give up / your men that killed our women to let / them be tried by our law?” / Captain Jack, Modoc / A Lone Wolf Clan Book, Vol. VI

Location: Enterprise Public Library; Enterprise, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 6 in the Lone Wolf Clan series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. picture; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. copyright; v. ‘Words of Appreciation;’ vi. ‘The Oregon Country After the Treaty with Great Britain 1846’ map; 1-2. ‘Foreword;’ 3-226. text; unpaginated page. ‘Authors’ Note;’ unpaginated page. ‘About the Authors;’ unpaginated page. ‘The general homeland areas of Indian tribes on the Columbia River Plateau in 1848’ map; unpaginated page. ‘Sites of importance in Colonel Cornelius Gilliam’s 1848 foray into the land of the Cayuse’ map; 4 unpaginated blanks

Text Contents: 31 untitled chapters

Description: Fictionalized story of the volunteer army sent to punish the members of the Cayuse tribe responsible for the attack on white settlers and the Whitman family at the Whitman Mission during the measles epidemic brought on by the white settlers. Features Nez Perce characters and mentions of the Nez Perce tribe.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Settlers, Politics, Missionaries, Religion, Novels, Literature

 

C14. Hunt, Bonnie Jo and Hunt, Lawrence J.; Raven Wing: A Lone Wolf Clan Book [1998, 1999] 1999

Raven Wing / A Tal of Love and Spiritual Seeking / Embroiled in a Clash of Cultures / by / Bonnie Jo Hunt / & / Lawrence J. Hunt / … Do not forget every dawn as it comes is sacred, / and every day is holy, for the light comes from / your Father… And also you must always remember / that the two-leggeds and all the other people / who stand on this earth are sacred and / should be treated as such. / White Buffalo Woman, Oglala / A Lone Wolf Clan Book, Vol. II / Revised Edition 1999

Location: Enterprise Public Library; Enterprise, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 2 in the Lone Wolf Clan series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. picture; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. blank; v. copyright; vi. blank; vii. dedication; viii-ix. ‘The Land Where the Lone Wolf Clan Roamed’ map; x. ‘Historical Note;’ 1-206. text; 207. ‘About the Authors;’ unpaginated blank

Text Contents: 29 untitled chapters

Description: Fictionalized story of the Nez Perce, including the story of missionaries Jason Lee, William Gray, and the Spaldings and Whitmans, and the rendezvous called summer fur fairs.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Settlers, Missionaries, Religion, Novels, Literature

 

C15. Hunt, Bonnie Jo and Hunt, Lawrence J.; The Last Rendezvous: A Lone Wolf Clan Book [1998] 1998

The Last Rendezvous / A Tale of High Adventure and Tragedy / in the Final Days When Mountain Men / Reigned Supreme / by / Bonnie Jo Hunt / and / Lawrence J. Hunt / … We have now to deal with another race— small and feeble / when our fathers first met them but now great and overbearing. / Strangely enough they have a mind to till the soil and / the love of possession is a disease with them. / Sitting Bull, Lakota / A Lone Wolf Clan Book, Vol. III

Location: Enterprise Public Library; Enterprise, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 3 in the Lone Wolf Clan series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. picture; ii. blank; iii. full title; iv. blank; v. copyright; vi-vii. ‘The Western Frontier 1840, Year of the Last Rendezvous’ map; viii. blank; ix. ‘Historical Note;’ 1-237. text; unpaginated page. ‘About the Authors;’ unpaginated blank

Text Contents: 29 untitled chapters

Description: Fictionalized story involving the Nez Perce and mountain men in the mid-1800’s. The story concerns the last ‘rendezvous’ of the mountain men, where they would emerge from the mountains to collect supplies for the coming year.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Settlers, Novels, Literature

 

C17. Hunt, Bonnie Jo and Hunt, Lawrence J.; The Great Powwow (The Day Mother Earth Was Stolen Away): A Lone Wolf Clan Book [2004] 2004

The Great Powwow / (The Day Mother Earth Was Stolen Away) / Thousands of Indian People Are Promised a / New Life If They Will Give Their Homelands / To the Great White Father / by / Bonnie Jo Hunt / and / Lawrence J. Hunt / This country holds your father’s body. Never sell the bones of your father and mother…. / Dying words of Tuekakas, father of Chief Joseph, Nez Perce / A Lone Wolf Clan Book, Vol. IX

Location: Enterprise Public Library; Enterprise, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 9 in the Lone Wolf Clan series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. picture; ii. copyright; iii. full title; iv. ‘Words of Appreciation;’ v. ‘A Visit to Lone Wolf Country;’ vi. ‘Northwest Territories 1853’ map; 1-224. text; unpaginated page. ‘About the Authors;’ unpaginated page. information on the Lone Wolf Clan series

Text Contents: 31 untitled chapters

Description: Fictionalized story of land treaty negotiations between Indians, specifically the Nez Perce, and the whites.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Politics, Settlers, Novels, Literature

 

C19. Hunt, Bonnie Jo and Hunt, Lawrence J.; Vision Seeker (Patriarch of the People in Peril): A Lone Wolf Clan Book [2005] 2005

Vision Seeker / (Patriarch of a People in Peril) / Their Precious Horses Were Slaughtered, / Their Lodges Burned and Food Storehouses / Destroyed. What Does the Future Hold? / by / Bonnie Jo Hunt / and / Lawrence J. Hunt / “I could not help thinking that there was a better way to deal / with Indians than to begin conquering sword and / follow it up with starvation… / General Oliver O. Howard, US Army / A Lone Wolf Clan Book, Vol. X

Location: Enterprise Public Library; Enterprise, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume, volume 10 in the Lone Wolf Clan series. Vol. 1: (unpaginated) i. picture; ii. copyright; iii. full title; iv. ‘Words of Appreciation;’ v. ‘Foreword;’ vi. ‘Foreword;’ vii. ‘Northwest Territories 1855’ map; 1-222. text; 223-24. ‘Afterword;’ unpaginated page. ‘About the Authors;’ unpaginated page. information on the Lone Wolf Clans series

Text Contents: 31 untitled chapters

Description: Fictionalized story of western expansion through the eyes of the Lone Wolf Clan as steam engine trains begin to come to the west. Features Nez Perce characters and mentions of the Nez Perce tribe.

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Settlers, Novels, Literature

 

C28. Kirkpatrick, Jane; The Memory Weaver: A Novel [2015] 2015

The / Memory / Weaver / A Novel / Jane Kirkpatrick / Revell / a division of Baker Publishing Group / Grand Rapids, Michigan

Location: Wallowa Public Library; Wallowa, Oregon

Collation: 1 volume. Vol. 1: 1. ‘Praise for A Light in the Wilderness’ and a review of The Memory Weaver; 2. blank; 3. half title; 4. blank; 5. full title; 6. copyright; 7. dedication; 8. quotes from Salvador Dali and John Danville; 9-10. ‘Cast of Characters;’ 11. map; 12. blank; 13-14. ‘Prologue;’ 15-325. text; 326. blank; 327. ‘Epilogue;’ 328. blank; 329-39. ‘Author’s Notes and Acknowledgments;’ 340. blank; 341-44. ‘Author Interview;’ 345-48. ‘Discussion Questions;’ unpaginated page. author information; unpaginated page. information about author’s website; 2 unpaginated pages. information about author’s other books

Text Contents: “Part One”: “1 In the Beginning,” “2 Finding the Center,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “3 The River’s Edge,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “4 Secrets,” “5 Sacrifices,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “6 Cookstove Wisdom,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “7 Held Hostage,” “8 Making Things Work,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “9 Anxiety Shifting,” “10 Vows,” “11 To Make a Bed and Lie in It,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “12 A Full House,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “13 Lost and Found,” “14 Learning the Language of Marriage,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “15 Stretching through the Darkness” “Part Two”: “16 Unpredictable,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “17 The Choice,” “18 That Which Sustains,” “19 Changing Plans,” “20 Heading Backward,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “21 Leaving,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “22 Segments of the Past,” “23 Knitting Lives,” “24 Picking Up Lost Stitches,” “25 A Studied Change,” “The Diary of Eliza Spalding,” “26 Grateful I Am,” “27 New Sight,” “28 Finding Hollow Pieces,” “29 A Gold Ring,” “30 Like a Second Heart”

Description: Fictionalized story of Eliza Spalding Warren, daughter of Henry and Eliza Spalding, missionaries to the Nez Perce. Eliza Spalding Warren finds her mother’s diary and looks through it to discover more about her past.

Reviews: “The Memory Weaver.” Review of The Memory Weaver: A Novel, by Jane Kirkpatrick. Historical Novel Reviews, November 2015. https://historicalnovelsociety.org/reviews/the-memory-weaver/

“The Memory Weaver.” Review of The Memory Weaver: A Novel, by Jane Kirkpatrick. Publishers Weekly, July 27, 2015. https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-8007-2232-6

Glans, Patsy. “The Memory Weaver.” Review of The Memory Weaver: A Novel, by Jane Kirkpatrick. RT Book Reviews. https://www.rtbookreviews.com/book-review/memory-weaver

Keywords: Fiction, 19th Century History, Historical Fiction, Missionaries, Settlers, Religion, Novels, Literature

 

F. Short Stories

 

F2. Haines, Francis. “Nellie Jane Earp.” In “‘Goldilocks on the Oregon Trail’” in The Stories We Tell: An Anthology of Oregon Folk Literature edited by Suzi Jones and Jarold Ramsey, 29-30. Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 1994. Originally published in Francis Haines, “Goldilocks on the Oregon Trail” in Idaho Yesterdays, number 9 pp. 26-30 (Boise, Idaho: Idaho Historical Society, 1966) F2007.2 Halfmoon, Alphonse F. “Celilo as I Knew It.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 108, no. 4 (2007): 658-67. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20615807.

Keyword: Fiction, Settlers, Short Stories, Literature

 

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