Title

Chief Thunderwater: An Unexpected Indian in Unexpected Places

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2021

Abstract

On June 11, 1950, the Cleveland Plain Dealer published an obituary under the bold headline “Chief Thunderwater, Famous in Cleveland 50 Years, Dies.” And there, it seems, the consensus on Thunderwater ends. Was he, as many say, a con artist and an imposter posing as an Indian who lead a political movement that was a cruel hoax? Or was he a Native activist who worked tirelessly and successfully to promote Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois, sovereignty in Canada? The truth about this enigmatic figure, so long obscured by vying historical narratives, emerges clearly in Gerald F. Reid’s biography, Chief Thunderwater—the first full portrait of a central character in twentieth-century Iroquois history.

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Hardcover 9780806167312; e-pub 9780806169613

Sacred Heart University users have access to the ebook at: https://sacredheart.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://sacredheart.bywatersolutions.com/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=132564

Sacred Heart University users have access to the print book at: https://sacredheart.bywatersolutions.com/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=132563

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