By Theodore J. Karamanski
For a lot of U.S. background, the tale of local humans has been written through historians and anthropologists counting on the usually biased money owed of European-American observers. although we have now develop into good accustomed to conflict chiefs like Pontiac and loopy Horse, it's been on the fee of higher realizing civic-minded intellectuals like Andrew J. Blackbird, who sought in 1887 to offer a voice to his humans via his landmark e-book History of the Ottawa and Chippewa People. Blackbird chronicled the varied ways that those nice Lakes humans fought to preserve their land and tradition, first with army resistance and later via claiming the instruments of citizenship. This stirring account displays at the lived adventure of the Odawa humans and the paintings of 1 in their maximum advocates.
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