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Emma Newashe (Sac and Fox)

Biography /  Cultural and Historical Context / Close Reading / Further Reading “The Merman’s Prophecy” By Emma Newashe The spring had not arrived in all its splendor, but it’s coming was clearly seen, for the buds on the trees were beginning … Continue reading

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Further Reading

Works Cited: “Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center.” Emma Newashe Student File | Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 May 2017.             “History of the Tribe.” History of the Tribe – Sac & Fox. N.p., n.d. Web. … Continue reading

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Close Reading

The origin story, “The Merman’s Prophecy”, by Emma Newashe, depicted the legend of the merman and his prophecy to the Sac tribe about the importance of their location and native land. Newashe created her own iteration of the Sac’s origin … Continue reading

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Cultural and Historical Context

Emma Newashe was a member of the Sac and Fox tribe in Oklahoma. The Sac and Fox tribe, also natively called the Sauk and Fox tribe, used to be two separate tribes until they were forced to combine due to … Continue reading

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Biography

Emma Suzanne Newashe was born in 1892 on the Shawnee Reservation in Oklahoma. Her parents were both Native American: her father, John Nahaoshe, Sac and Fox member, and her mother,  Susan “Waw-paw-que” Clark, Shawnee member. Both Emma and her brother, … Continue reading

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