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Title:  Chief Spencer, age 88, 1900

Photographer:  Rutter, Thomas H., 1837-1925

Date   1900

CHIEF SPENCER

Kamiakin refused to return to the Yakama Reservation to take his position of Chief, so Chief Spencer, was appointed.  

The below clipping is from the 1907 The Indian's Friend, Volumes 20-21

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This involved the killing of Spencer"s Family

From History Link.org

Native Americans attack Americans at the Cascades of the Columbia on March 26, 1856.

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Spencer's family was killed right after the Cascade Massacre at the Cascades.  

a footnote from the book "History of Oregon",  by Charles Henry Carey.  Page 613   Google Books

FROM THE BOOK "INDIANS OF THE NORTHWEST: A HISTORY" BY ROBERT H. RUBY, JOHN ARTHUR BROWN.  

PAGE 230

CHIEF SPENCER'S GREAT GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER MARLENE SPENCER SILMA