CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas
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Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak or Black Hawk...
Boston: Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, 1834.
|After the slaughter of Sauk and Fox settlers whom he had tried to lead back to Illinois territory, Black Hawk, a prisoner, turned to autobiography in an attempt to justify the cause of his people to white audiences. He begins his account with a preface in Sauk-Fox, an Algonquian language, and dedicates his text to Brigadier Atkinson, his captor.|
Print and Native Cultures
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