The life and times of Joseph Gale and the founding of Oregon's First Provisional Government.
This book is written to honor Oregon’s First Governor, Joseph Gale, and his wife, Eliza, First Lady of Oregon, for their contribution to Oregon and the Manifest Destiny of our nation. Eliza Gale, a full-blood Indian of Nez Perce and Walla Walla royalty, was the daughter of old Chief Joseph, and half-sister to the famous Young Chief Joseph and War Chief Ollokot, of the Wallowa Band of the Nez Perce tribe.
This book is dedicated to the early pioneers who made the long trek west in wagons, by horseback and on foot, seeking a future for their children and for generations not yet realized. Through hard work, hardship and often times heartache, they settled this vast area that we now recognize as the Pacific Northwest. And to Joseph Gale and the men and women, who dreamed of a state where people are governed fairly,treated