An Oneida Indian in Foreign Waters: The Life of Chief - download pdf or read online

By Laurence M. Hauptman

ISBN-10: 0815610793

ISBN-13: 9780815610793

ISBN-10: 0815634897

ISBN-13: 9780815634898

Chief Chapman Scanandoah (1870–1953) was once a adorned military veteran who served within the Spanish-American conflict, a talented mechanic, and a prize-winning agronomist who helped enhance the Iroquois Village on the long island nation reasonable. He was once additionally a historian, linguist, thinker, and early chief of the Oneida land claims circulation. despite the fact that, his repute one of the Oneida humans and between lots of his Hodinöhsö:ni’ contemporaries at the present time rests along with his profession as an inventor.

In the period of Thomas Edison, Scanandoah challenged the stereotypes of the day that too usually portrayed local american citizens as primitive, pre-technological, and faraway from modernity. In An Oneida Indian in overseas Waters, Hauptman attracts from Scanandoah’s personal letters; his courtroom, legislative, and congressional testimony; army files; and 40 years of fieldwork adventure to chronicle his notable existence and comprehend the very important impression Scanandoah had at the destiny of his humans. regardless of being clear of his fatherland for far of his existence, Scanandoah fought tirelessly in federal courts to avoid the lack of the final closing Oneida lands in manhattan country. with no Scanandoah and his prolonged Hanyoust family members, Oneida lifestyles in long island could have been completely extinguished. Hauptman’s biography not just illuminates the extreme lifetime of Scanandoah but additionally sheds new mild at the fight to keep up tribal identification within the face of an more and more decreased homeland.

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