The Spokanes and Colonel George Wright

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In September of 1858, Colonel George Wright and his men killed about 900 Native American horses. This took place near the Spokane River in Washington, at a location that became known as “Horse Slaughter Camp.” Images from the book "The Spokane Indians: Children of the Sun" by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown, 2006. Page 76.

Penrose Catalog: E99.S68 R8 2006
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Copyright 1970, 2006 by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University. All rights reserved, Manufactured in the U.S.A. First edition, 1970, expanded edition, 2006.

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Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown, “The Spokanes and Colonel George Wright,” Whitman College Archives, accessed January 29, 2023,