By Theodore J. Karamanski
For a lot of U.S. heritage, the tale of local humans has been written through historians and anthropologists counting on the customarily biased debts of European-American observers. even though now we have turn into good conversant in conflict chiefs like Pontiac and loopy Horse, it's been on the price 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 e-book History of the Ottawa and Chippewa People. Blackbird chronicled the varied ways that those nice Lakes humans fought to hold their land and tradition, first with army resistance and later by way of 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