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Charles Waterman

Catharine: The Faithful Ojibway: By Charles E. Waterman. “Should you ask me, whence these stories? Whence these legends and traditions, With the odors of the forest, With the dew and damp of meadows, With the curling smoke of wigwams, With … Continue reading

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Historical and Cultural Context

Minnie Tsait-Kopeta was a member of the Kiowa tribe of Oklahoma. It is important to consider Minnie’s tribal culture as it may have informed her letter and the sentiments that she delineates within it. Firstly, belonging to the Kiowa tribe … Continue reading

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