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The Peace Chief: A Novel (The Real People #9)

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In The Peace Chief, one young Cherokee must be reborn to lead his people through the difficult early days of sixteenth-century European expansion into America. Conley tells the story of Young Puppy, a member of the Long Hair Clan who mistakenly kills his best friend, Asquani. To avoid being killed--the usual remedy for restoring balance between the two clans--Young Puppy f ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 15th 2001 by University of Oklahoma Press (first published 1998)
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Interesting picture of Native American-French-Spanish relationships. Much emphasis on ceremonies.
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I loved it, it gave a clear picture of what my people were like. It especially focused on the ceremonies, very interesting. I will be looking for more of his books when I go to the library.
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Robert J. Conley was a Cherokee author and enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, a federally recognized tribe of American Indians. In 2007, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas.
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