Author of book on Nez Perce War to speak at area libraries

November 1, 2013 Updated: November 1, 2013 at 7:50 pm

A reception for the opening of the exhibit "When the Land was Sacred" will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the East Library, 5550 N. Union Blvd.

The exhibit is part of the Pikes Peak Library District's celebration of Western U.S. Indian Culture.

Jack R. Williams, author of the featured book, "Be Brave, Tah-Hy: The Journey of Chief Joseph's Daughter" will give three talks: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at High Prairie Library, 7035 Old Meridian Road, Peyton; 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Rockrimmon Library, 832 Village Center Dr., and 3 p.m. Sunday at the East Library.

Williams was superintendent of the Nez Perce National Historic Park from 1965 to 1975. His book is based on interviews by elders, and tells the story of the Nez Perce War of 1877 through the eyes of Chief Joseph's daughter.

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