Chief Leschi and Medicine Creek Treaty

Cynthia Iyall talked about Chief Leschi of the Nisqually tribe and the efforts taken to exonerate him 150 years after his death. Chief Leschi was chosen to… read more

Chief Leschi and Medicine Creek Treaty Cynthia Iyall talked about Chief Leschi of the Nisqually tribe and the efforts taken to exonerate him 150 years after his death. Chief Leschi was chosen to represent the Nisqually and Puyallup tribes at the signing of the 1854 Medicine Creek Treaty. In 1858 he was tried for murder and hanged.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Tacoma, Washington, from June 3-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Chief Leschi and Medicine Creek Treaty

272 Views
Program ID:
431238-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Tacoma, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Aug 05, 2017 | 10:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2017 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 05, 2017 | 10:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2017 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2017 | 2:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2017 | 4:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2017 | 7:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2017 | 9:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2017 | 1:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Chief Leschi and Medicine Creek Treaty

  • DVD
    Price:
    $29.95
  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99

User Created Clips from This Video