From the back cover:
"This volume is superb. It offers a broad range of Indian voices from various historical situations, points of view, and sources. It will do more than almost any scholarly study to help students unlearn the stereotypes, both old-fashioned and currently fashionable, that prevent them from seeing Native Americans as people who lived in and made history just as Europeans did." â Neal Salisbury, Smith College
"This is a splendid addition to the literature of the Indian experience in early America. it is impressive in its chronological, geographic, and topical scope. Impressive, too, is the editor's careful treatment of the problems, and the promise, of documents offering natives' perspectives on the invasion of America. This volume is an essential starting point for those people â students, teachers, and scholars â who wish to gain a richer, more nuanced view of early American life." â James H. Merrell, Vassar College
About the editor:
Colin G. Calloway, associate professor at the University of Wyoming, is the recipient of the 1993 John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Teaching Award. His most recent books are Dawnland Encounters: Indians and Europeans in Northern New England (1991) and The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600-1800: War, Migration, and the Survival of Indian People, which was selected by Choice Magazine as one of the Outstanding Academic Books of 1990. His current work examines the experiences of Indian people during the American Revolution. Calloway and Barry O'Connell are co-editors of Native American of the Northeast: Culture, History, and the Contemporary, a series of books published by the University of Massachusetts Press.