Patriots and Peoples concerns history. While I write about many topics (mostly North American history), the name of the blog stems from investigating ideologically driven histories from both the Right and the Left as described in an early post: "Patriot's and People's Histories". In "Worth Another Look" are summaries and links to some of my best posts.
Hearing about Indians at war with miners, settlers, and the military in the wake of treaties signed that summer, Washington Territorial Governor Isaac I. Stevens hastened back into present-day Washington from western Montana. His party rode into a Spokan village near the home of Antoine Plante and demanded to know whether they were for war or peace.