Update 1: Looking for the Memories of Native Americans

During the past two weeks, I was reviewing the secondary literature about the concept of blood among the so-called Five Civilized Tribes because of its close relationship with American Indians’ racial perception. However, in this process, I encountered an article written by Amanda Cobb-Greetham about Cherokee and Creek women’s memories of the Civil War in […]

Abstract: Construction of American Indian Racial Perception and Identity in the Greater Reconstruction Era

In this project, I will examine the question of how the conflicts during the incorporation of the American West and the redefinition of citizenship during the Greater Reconstruction Era between 1845 to 1877 influenced the construction American Indians’ perception of their racial identity and of African Americans on the Indian Territory. In this period, the […]