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⇔ Easy reader One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (One Thousand White Women Series) ⧀ ePUB Author Jim Fergus ⧢

⇔ Easy reader One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (One Thousand White Women Series) ⧀ ePUB Author Jim Fergus ⧢ ⇔ Easy reader One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (One Thousand White Women Series) ⧀ ePUB Author Jim Fergus ⧢ An American western with a most unusual twist, this is an imaginative fictional account of the participation of May Dodd and others in the controversial Brides for Indians program, a clandestine U.S government sponsored program intended to instruct savages in the ways of civilization and to assimilate the Indians into white culture through the offspring of these unions May s personal journals, loaded with humor and intelligent reflection, describe the adventures of some very colorful white brides including one black one , their marriages to Cheyenne warriors, and the natural abundance of life on the prairie before the final press of the white man s civilization Fergus is gifted in his ability to portray the perceptions and emotions of women He writes with tremendous insight and sensitivity about the individual community and the political and religious issues of the time, many of which are still relevant today This book is artistically rendered with meticulous attention to small details that bring to life the daily concerns of a group of hardy souls at a pivotal time in U.S history Grace FillLong, brisk, charming first novel about an 1875 treaty between Ulysses S Grant and Little Wolf, chief of the Cheyenne nation, by the sports reporter and author of the memoir A Hunter s Road 1992 Little Wolf comes to Washington and suggests to President Grant that peace between the Whites and Cheyenne could be established if the Cheyenne were given white women as wives, and that the tribe would agree to raise the children from such unions The thought of miscegenation naturally enough astounds Grant, but he sees a certain wisdom in trading 1,000 white women for 1,000 horses, and he secretly approves the Brides For Indians treaty He recruits women from jails, penitentiaries, debtors prisons, and mental institutionsoffering full pardons or unconditional release May Dodd, born to wealth in Chicago in 1850, had left home in her teens and become the mistress of her father s grain elevator foreman Her outraged father had her kidnaped, imprisoning her in a monstrous lunatic asylum When Grant s offer arrives, she leaps at it and soon finds herself traveling west with hundreds of white and black would be brides All are indentured to the Cheyenne for two years, must produce children, and then will have the option of leaving May, who keeps the journal we read, marries Little Wolf and lives in a crowded tipi with his two other wives, their children, and an old crone who enforces the rules Reading about life among the Cheyenne is spellbinding, especially when the women show up the braves at arm wrestling, foot racing, bow shooting, and gambling Liquor raises its evil head, as it will, and reduces the braves to savagery But the women recover, go out on the winter kill with their husbands, and accompany them to a trading post where they drive hard bargains and stop the usual cheating of the braves Eventually, when the cavalry attacks the Cheyenne, mistakenly thinking they re Crazy Horse s Sioux, May is killed An impressive historical, terse, convincing, and affecting Copyright 1998, Kirkus Associates, LP All rights reserved. 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    • One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd (One Thousand White Women Series)
    • 3.1
    • 241
    • Hardcover
    • 324 pages
    • Jim Fergus
    • English
    • 17 February 2017

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