In 1831 a delegation of Northwest Indians reportedly made the arduous journey from the shores of the Pacific to the banks of the Missouri in order to visit the famous explorer William Clark. The story of this meeting inspired a drive to send missionaries to the Northwest. This book recounts the experiences of these missionaries.
Albert Furtwangler is an independent scholar affiliated with Willamette University and professor emeritus, Mount Allison University. He is the author of Answering Chief Seattle and Acts of Discovery: Visions of America in the Lewis and Clark Journals.
University of Washington Press
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Religion: Comparative, General & Reference
Emil and Kathleen Sick Series in Western History and Biography