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Want to learn more about Native American history during November? Check out these three books about Native American History to get started.
The Longest Trail: Writings on American Indian History, Culture, and Politics by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. and edited by Marc Jaffe and Rich Wandschneider This book is a collection of Josephy's writings, including book chapters, articles, essays, and speeches. Each chapter includes a headnote identifying and explaining the writing selection. These writings cover a wide variety of issues such as treaties, land rights, and rights of archeological finds.
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andres Resendez. The author discusses the little-known history of the enslavement of Native Americans in the early years of European settlement and expansion over the land. The author argues that the slave trade of Native Americans may have had more to do with their decimation than epidemics of European diseases.
Native Americans in the American Revolution: How the War Divided, Devastated, and Transformed the Early American Indian World by Ethan A. Schmidt. In this book, Schmidt shows how big of a role Native American tribes played during the Revolutionary War. The book shows how the pre-war era and the war affected three regions of Native tribes, the Northern Colonies, Ohio Valley, and Southern Colonies.
Check out our Native American History guide to learn more.
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