Theodore J. Karamanski's Blackbird's Song: Andrew J. Blackbird and the Odawa People PDF
By Theodore J. Karamanski
For a lot of U.S. historical past, the tale of local humans has been written by way of historians and anthropologists hoping on the usually biased debts of European-American observers. even though we've got turn into good accustomed to battle chiefs like Pontiac and loopy Horse, it's been on the fee of higher figuring out 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 various 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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Blackbird's Song: Andrew J. Blackbird and the Odawa People by Theodore J. Karamanski