33 minutes | Jun 8, 2020

59 Ely Parker | Part 3 | The Commissioner of Indian Affairs

A few years after the Civil War, General Grant became President Grant and his friend Ely was appointed the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. He was the first indigenous person to hold the office. Today we finish our three part series on the life of Ely Parker The Life of General Ely S. Parker by Arthur C. Parker https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00W0LEWL0/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Warrior in Two Camps by William Armstrong  https://www.amazon.com/Warrior-Camps-Iroquois-Their-Neighbors/dp/0815624956 The "Real Story" Behind the Marriage of Ely S. Parker and Minnie Orton Sackett By Jare Cardinal http://www.pbs.org/warrior/content/timeline/hero/wedding.html  
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