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The Famous Speech Chief Seattle Never Made


07 Jul 2012, Seattle, Washington State, USA --- Chief Seattle Statue, Pioneer Square Historical Area, Seattle, WA, USA --- Image by © Stuart Westmorland/Corbis
07 Jul 2012, Seattle, Washington State, USA --- Chief Seattle Statue, Pioneer Square Historical Area, Seattle, WA, USA --- Image by © Stuart Westmorland/Corbis

The Suquamish chief is best remembered for a speech he gave upon discovering that Governor Stevens wanted land to build a railroad. However, the speech's origins are nebulous (and in some quotations completely fabricated). Tune in to learn.

Chief Seattle Statue, Pioneer Square Historical Area, Seattle, WA, USA --- Image by © Stuart Westmorland/Corbis

Topics in this Podcast: 19th century, American history, Native American history, pacific northwest, U.S. history


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