Tecumseh's Bones (McGill-Queen's Indigenous and Northern Studies) (Paperback)

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Part detective story, part historical inquiry, this book explores the countless attempts to locate the chief's grave and raise a monument in his honour. The first substantial book on the subject based primarily on Canadian material and packed with vivid descriptions of regional life in the nineteenth century, Tecumseh's Bones examines changing attitudes towards Natives, sheds light on their relations with early Euro-Canadian settlers, and highlights the role of women in shaping the folklore traditions associated with the Shawnee chief. Drawing on a wealth of archival material, most of which has never been published, Tecumseh's Bones will fascinate history buffs, historians, and mystery lovers.

About the Author


Guy St-Denis is an award-winning independent scholar who has written extensively on southwestern Ontario history.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780773537316
ISBN-10: 0773537317
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Publication Date: March 8th, 2010
Pages: 286
Language: English
Series: McGill-Queen's Indigenous and Northern Studies