Oneida Indian Journey: From New York To Wisconsin, 1784-1860 by Laurence M. HauptmanOneida Indian Journey: From New York To Wisconsin, 1784-1860 by Laurence M. Hauptman

Oneida Indian Journey: From New York To Wisconsin, 1784-1860

EditorLaurence M. Hauptman, L. Gordon MclesterForeword byWilliam T. Hagan

Paperback | June 4, 1999

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For the first time, the traumatic removal of the Oneida Indians from New York to Wisconsin is examined in a groundbreaking collection of essays, The Oneida Indian Journey  from New York to Wisconsin, 1784–1860. To shed light on this vital period of Oneida history, editors Laurence Hauptman and L. Gordon McLester, III,  present a unique collaboration between an American Indian nation and the academic community. Two professional historians, a geographer, anthropologist, archivist and attorney join in with eighteen voices from the Oneida community—local historians, folklorists, genealogists, linguists, and tribal elders—discuss tribal dispossession and community; Oneida community perspectives of Oneida history; and the means of studying Oneida history.

Contributors include:  Debra Anderson, Eileen Antone, Jim Antone, Abrahms Archiquette, Oscar Archiquette, Jack Campisi, Richard Chrisjohn, Amelia Cornelius, Judy Cornelius, Katie Cornelius, Melissa Cornelius, Jonas Elm, James Folts, Reginald Horsman, Elizabeth Huff, Francis Jennings, Arlinda Locklear, Jo Margaret Mano, Loretta Metoxen, Liz Obomsawin, Jessie Peters, Sarah Summers, and Rachel Swamp

Laurence M. Hauptman, author of ten books on Native Americans, is professor of history at the State University of New York at New Paltz and has served as a historical consultant to the Oneida, Seneca, and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.  L. Gordon McLester, III, an Oneida, is the coordinator of the Oneida History Conferences and fou...
Title:Oneida Indian Journey: From New York To Wisconsin, 1784-1860Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:June 4, 1999Publisher:University of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0299161447

ISBN - 13:9780299161446

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“Provides important insights by a number of  well-respected scholars and members of the Oneida community on a critical and much-neglected period of Oneida history.  This book is highly recommended.”—Ronald N. Satz, author of Chippewa Treaty Rights and American Indian Policy in the Jacksonian Era