Andrew Blackbird

(c. 1815 - 1908)

Andrew Blackbird’s history of the Ottawa and Chippewa tribes includes descriptions of hunting practices, oral stories, and grammar guides. From the sixteenth century to the nineteenth, smallpox rendered entire tribes extinct and, along with other Old World pathogens, was responsible for killing around 80 percent of the American Indians.


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