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Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage

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andlt;b andgt;The compelling account of how two heritages united in their struggle to gain freedom and equality in Americaand#8212;now updated with new content!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The first paths to freedom taken by runaway slaves led to Native American villages. There, black men and women found acceptance and friendship among our countryand#8217;s original inhabitants. Though they seldom appear in textbooks and movies, the children of Native- and African-American marriages helped shape the early days of the fur trade, added a new dimension to frontier diplomacy, and made a daring contribution to the fight for American liberty.andlt;BRandgt;Since its original publication, William Loren Katzand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;Black Indiansandlt;/iandgt; has remained the definitive work on a long, arduous quest for freedom and equality. This new edition features a new cover and includes updated information about a neglected chapter in American history.

About the Author

andlt;b andgt;William Loren Katzandlt;/bandgt; is the author of forty books, including such award-winning titles as andlt;i andgt;Breaking the Chains: African American Slave Resistanceandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;The Black Westandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;i andgt;Black Women of the Old West.andlt;/iandgt; He has lectured in Europe, Africa, and the United States; he has been a Scholar in Residence at Teachers College, Columbia University; and he has served as a consultant to the Smithsonian Institute and to school systems from California to Florida and England. He lives in New York City. Visit him at WilliamLKatz.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442446366
Author:
Katz, William Loren
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Edition Description:
Reissue
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c jkt (no fx); digital
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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