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By Laurence M. Hauptman

Chief Chapman Scanandoah (1870–1953) used to be a embellished military veteran who served within the Spanish-American battle, a talented mechanic, and a prize-winning agronomist who helped improve the Iroquois Village on the ny nation reasonable. He used to be additionally a historian, linguist, thinker, and early chief of the Oneida land claims circulate. even if, his status one of the Oneida humans and between lots of his Hodinöhsö:ni’ contemporaries at the present time rests together with his occupation as an inventor.

In the period of Thomas Edison, Scanandoah challenged the stereotypes of the day that too frequently portrayed local american citizens as primitive, pre-technological, and faraway from modernity. In An Oneida Indian in international Waters, Hauptman attracts from Scanandoah’s personal letters; his courtroom, legislative, and congressional testimony; army files; and 40 years of fieldwork adventure to chronicle his extraordinary lifestyles and comprehend the very important impact Scanandoah had at the destiny of his humans. regardless of being clear of his fatherland for a lot of his existence, Scanandoah fought tirelessly in federal courts to avoid the lack of the final ultimate Oneida lands in long island country. with out Scanandoah and his prolonged Hanyoust relations, Oneida lifestyles in ny could have been completely extinguished. Hauptman’s biography not just illuminates the extreme lifetime of Scanandoah but additionally sheds new mild at the fight to take care of tribal id within the face of an more and more lowered homeland.

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