James M. McClurken
Publisher: Michigan State Univ Pr (March 30, 2009)
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Our humans, Our trip is a landmark historical past of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, a Michigan tribe that has survived to the current day regardless of the expansionist and assimilationist regulations that almost robbed it of its identification within the past due 19th century. In his completely researched chronicle, McClurken files in phrases and pictures each significant lineage and relations of the Little River Ottawas. He describes the Band's struggles to discover land to name its personal over numerous centuries, together with the hardships that started with eu exploration of what's now the higher Midwest. notwithstanding the Little River Ottawas have been winning at integrating their monetary and cultural practices with these of Europeans, they have been compelled to cede land within the face of yankee settlements. McClurken explains how in 1858 the Little River Band used to be compelled onto a reservation at the Pere Marquette and Manistee Rivers, the place they settled with a few different Ottawa bands. even though, the very treaty meant to supply the Grand River Ottawas with an everlasting reservation "homeland" ultimately allowed non-Indians to procure name to almost two-thirds of the land in the reservation through 1880.