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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399235507, Hardcover)Broken Feather's homeland is a wonderful place. It's full of natural beauty, proud tribesmen, and fish just waiting to be caught. But then white men appear.
At first they just pass through, but when they begin to clear land and build houses, even Broken Feather can tell trouble is brewing. It culminates in a battle the tribe loses, but even though they are forced onto a reservation, Broken Feather's pride in his heritage remains strong.
Inspired by the history of the Nez Percé tribe, Verla Kay's sensitive treatment of this difficult period is perfectly complemented by Stephen Alcorn's dramatic, stylized artwork. Both contributors have been highly praised:
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Illustrations and simple, rhyming text portray the way of life of the Nez Percé people, and how everything changed after the white men arrived, as seen through the eyes of a young girl, Broken Feather.
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