White Robe's Dilemma: Tribal History in American Literature

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The Mesquakie peoples of present-day Iowa, historically known as the "Fox," are at the center of White Robe's Dilemma. An encounter with the French in the Great Lakes region, their original homeland, marked their first appearance in Euro-American history. Targeted for annihilation after they refused alliance with the French, they nevertheless endured, reappearing again and again in the records of the English and Americans as well as the French. Over the years, the resistance of the Mesquakies has taken many forms, ...

White Robe's Dilemma: Tribal History in American Literature 2001, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558492912

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