By Theodore J. Karamanski
For a lot of U.S. heritage, the tale of local humans has been written via historians and anthropologists counting on the usually biased bills of European-American observers. although we've got turn into good conversant in struggle chiefs like Pontiac and loopy Horse, it's been on the rate of higher realizing civic-minded intellectuals like Andrew J. Blackbird, who sought in 1887 to provide a voice to his humans via his landmark booklet History of the Ottawa and Chippewa People. Blackbird chronicled the varied ways that those nice Lakes humans fought to keep their land and tradition, first with army resistance and later through claiming the instruments of citizenship. This stirring account displays at the lived event of the Odawa humans and the paintings of 1 in their maximum advocates.
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