Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Jan 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 208 pages
The author explores the little-told story of black Indians, defined here as people with dual African and Native American ancestry or African Americans who lived primarily with Native Americans. Using fascinating biographies and detailed research, Katz creates a chronology of this hidden heritage during the settlement of the American West. Illustrations. Young Adult.

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This book is listed as grade 6 and up, but seems to be most appropriate for high school. It is organized by topics relating to the history of black Indians over a range of time, and does not stick to ... Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
IF YOU KNOW I HAVE A HISTORY
9
THEY FLED AMONGST THE INDIANS
20
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William Loren Katz is the author of forty books, including such award-winning titles as "Breaking the Chains: African American Slave Resistance," "The Black West," and "Black Women of the Old West." 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.

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