The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America

The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America

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The riveting story of a dramatic confrontation between Native Americans and white settlers, a compelling conflict that unfolded in the newly created Washington Territory from 1853 to 1857.

When appointed Washington’s first governor, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal: to persuade (peacefully if possible) the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over their ancestral lands to the federal government. In return, they… (more)