The Original Patriots, written by Yurok/Maidu/Pit River author Chag Lowry, is 270-pages with 200 color and black and white photographs, plus maps of key World War Two battles.

It contains 60 interviews of Native veterans from the Mountain Maidu, Pit River, Yurok, Tolowa, Hupa, Karuk, Wiyot, Paiute, Washoe and Shoshone cultures represented. The book also includes a summary of Native American participation in World War One and a history of the Indian boarding school system that most of these veterans went through as young people.

To purchase one book, please send a check or money order for $49 (this includes shipping costs) to the following address or use the PayPal button below.

Chag Lowry
PO Box 185
Eureka, Ca 95501

For more information or to contact the author, e-mail:
or call 707-496-2407.

Additional books with the same order are $45 including shipping.

270 page book

Thank you for your support of our Northern California Native American veterans and their contributions during World War Two.

This first printing of The Original Patriots: Northern California Indian Veterans of World War Two is sponsored by the following:

The Susanville Indian Rancheria
The Yurok Tribe
The Bear River Band at Rohnerville Rancheria
The Morongo Tribe of Mission Indians
The Smith River Rancheria
The Elk Valley Rancheria
The Table Bluff Reservation–Wiyot Tribe
The Tyme Maidu Tribe
The Mooretown Rancheria
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