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Support the Chief Joseph Foundation!Honor Chief Joseph's Legacy Nov. 9-22!

Updated: Jan 14

You can honor Chief Joseph's legacy this November 9-22 by supporting Chief Joseph Foundation's annual fundraiser.

Notes from the Frontier readers! You love Native American history. You especially appreciate the heroic saga of Chief Joseph, the Nez Perce people and their amazing Appaloosas. Now you can celebrate that legacy in a very meaningful way this next week. The Chief Joseph Foundation helps at risk Nez Perce youth go to college AND connect with their horse heritage! You can support the Chief Joseph Foundation by bidding on their virtual fundraising auction this week for a great cause. View beautiful Nez Perce teepees, tribal art, books, destinations & other exciting auction items. Read about the Foundation's wonderful Appaloosa programs for youth and view their exciting auction, November 9-22, at the link below. And, remember, your contribution helps low-income Nez Perce youth attend college and find strength in their heritage.

You can give donations directly to CJF at:

Notes from the Frontier is a proud supporter of the Chief Joseph Foundation.

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Deborah Hufford

Author, Notes from the Frontier

Deborah Hufford is an award-winning author and magazine editor with a passion for history. Her popular blog with 100,000+ readers has led to an upcoming novel! Growing up as an Iowa farmgirl, rodeo queen and voracious reader, her love of land, lore and literature fired her writing muse. With a Bachelor's in English and Master's in Journalism from the University of Iowa, she taught students of Iowa's Writer's Workshop, then at Northwestern University, Marquette and Mount Mary. Her extensive publishing career began at Better Homes & Gardens, includes credits in New York Times Magazine, New York Times, Connoisseur, many other titles, and serving as publisher of The Writer's Handbook


Deeply devoted to social justice, especially for veterans, women, and Native Americans, she has served on boards and donated her fundraising skills to Chief Joseph Foundation, Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW), Homeless Veterans Initiative, Humane Society, and other nonprofits.  


Deborah's soon-to-be released historical novel, BLOOD TO RUBIES weaves indigenous and pioneer history, strong women and clashing worlds into a sweeping saga praised by NYT bestselling authors as "crushing," "rhapsodic," "gritty," and "sensuous." Purchase BLOOD TO RUBIES online beginning June 9. Connect with Deborah on, Facebook, and Instagram.

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