Great Chiefs (Volume II)

Great Chiefs (Volume II)

by Tony Hollihan
  • biography
  • history-politics-current-affairs
  • indigenous
More chronicles of renowed native leaders who grappled with the catastrophic arrival of foreigners on their soil, and the measures they took to protect their people. Tecumseh, the Shawnee leader who tried to unite all tribes into a single alliance; Geronimo, who fought to keep his people's homeland in New Mexico; Crowfoot, the Blackfoot who made not war but treaty with the Canadian government; Crazy Horse, the Sioux war chief who commanded his warriors against General George Custer; Wovoka, the Paiute prophet who gave the Ghost Dance to his people; Plenty Coups, Crow chief who fought with the Americans and tried to bring the two cultures together.


Tony Hollihan, author

Dr. Tony Hollihan is an educator, author and historian who has held a lifelong fascination with the historical and sometimes mythic figures of North America. Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Dr. Hollihan developed his interest in history at an early age and pursued it at Memorial University of Newfoundland and later at the University of Alberta. He has a Ph.D. in the History of Education and a Masters degree in Canadian and American history. He continues to share his interest in history through teaching and writing. He is the author of several books in Folklore Publishing’s Legends series, including Kootenai Brown, Sitting Bull in Canada, Great Chiefs, Volumes I and II, and the forthcoming title Frontiersmen. Dr. Hollihan lives in Edmonton (where he dreams of the ocean) with his wife Laureen and their three sons.

Rights Holder

Rights Holder: Folklore Publishing



rights available: World

Additional Information

age range: All Ages

publication date: 05/08/2003

Original language of pub: English

Materials Available: finished book