The speech or "letter" attributed to Chief Seattle has been widely cited as a "
powerful, bittersweet plea for ...
Chief Seattle summary: A chief to the Duwamish people his native name is ... In
March of 1854 he gave a speech to a great number of people just outside of ...
Chief Seattle creates a passionate and a sorrow tone thorough diction and
imagery. He made his speech passionate and sorrow to move the audience's
In 1854, Chief Seattle, leader of the Suquamish tribe in the Washington territory,
delivered this prophetic speech to mark the transferral of ancestral Indian lands ...
Then a New York Times article (April 21, 1992) informed me that the "Seattle
Speech" of which I was so fond was a fiction. Chief Seattle (or "See-ahth") of the ...
Big picture analysis & overview of Native American History. ... canonization of
Chief Seattle; his 1854 speech became a manifesto for many environmentalists.
His Native Eloquence, Etc., Etc. by Henry A. Smith Scraps from a Diary: Chief ...
Old Chief Seattle was the largest Indian I ever saw, and by far the noblest-looking
. .... The above is but a fragment of his speech, and lacks all the charm lent by the
Below is a translation of excerpts from Chief Seattle's (Chief Sealth) reply to
President Franklin Pierce in December of that year. His speech has been
Chief Seattle's Speech of 1854 is a powerful statement on the environment,
culture, and the future of humanity.
Apr 21, 1992 ... SEATTLE, April 20— Since his death in 1866, Chief Seattle has grown in fame
and stature to a point where he has become a sort of Abraham ...