Documenting Tradition: Territoriality and Textuality in Black Hawk’s Narrative

Discusses how Life of Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak, or Black Hawk contextualizes the Battle of Bad Axe within previous conflicts between the U.S. government and Indigenous peoples of the Great Lake region over conceptions of landholding, diplomacy and trade.
Mark Rifkin
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American Literature, vol. 80, no. 4, December 2008, pp. 677-705
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Articles -- Scholarly, peer reviewed
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