By Theodore J. Karamanski
For a lot of U.S. heritage, the tale of local humans has been written via historians and anthropologists hoping on the customarily biased bills of European-American observers. notwithstanding we've turn into good conversant in warfare chiefs like Pontiac and loopy Horse, it's been on the fee of higher understanding 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 various ways that those nice Lakes humans fought to keep their land and tradition, first with army resistance and later via 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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Blackbird's Song: Andrew J. Blackbird and the Odawa People by Theodore J. Karamanski