By Laurence M. Hauptman
Chief Chapman Scanandoah (1870–1953) was once a adorned army veteran who served within the Spanish-American struggle, a talented mechanic, and a prize-winning agronomist who helped increase the Iroquois Village on the big apple country reasonable. He was once additionally a historian, linguist, thinker, and early chief of the Oneida land claims flow. despite the fact that, his popularity one of the Oneida humans and between lots of his Hodinöhsö:ni’ contemporaries this day rests together with his profession 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 overseas Waters, Hauptman attracts from Scanandoah’s personal letters; his court docket, legislative, and congressional testimony; army files; and 40 years of fieldwork event to chronicle his awesome existence and comprehend the important impression Scanandoah had at the destiny of his humans. regardless of being clear of his fatherland for far of his existence, Scanandoah fought tirelessly in federal courts to avoid the lack of the final closing Oneida lands in long island nation. with no Scanandoah and his prolonged Hanyoust relations, Oneida life 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 keep up tribal identification within the face of an more and more reduced homeland.
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An Oneida Indian in Foreign Waters: The Life of Chief Chapman Scanandoah, 1870-1953 (The Iroquois and Their Neighbors) by Laurence M. Hauptman