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American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment
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American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment

Jason Edward Black

Abstract

Situating U.S. governmental and American Indian rhetoric in a colonial context, Native Dualities examines the ways that both the government’s rhetoric and American Indian voices contributed to the policies of Native-U.S. relations throughout the removal and allotment eras. These discourses co-constructed the silhouette of both the U.S. government and American Indian communities and contributed textures to the relationship. Such interactions – though certainly not equal between the two – illustrated the hybrid-like potentialities of Native-U.S. rhetoric in the nineteenth century. That is, both ... More

Keywords: Decolonization, Colonization, American Indian rhetoric, Removal, Allotment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781628461961
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2016 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628461961.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jason Edward Black, author
University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa