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Unformatted text preview: Landon Moore 1 [TYPE THE COMPANY NAME] Facing East from Indian Country History 221 Reflection Landon Moore 9/13/2007 Landon Moore 3 Facing East from Indian Country In the book, Facing East from Indian Country , Daniel Richter tells a story that most people have never heard the story of early America from the Native American perspective. While this makes for a very interesting story, the book has little in the way of t rustworthiness. Richter takes a very interesting approach to the writing of this book, in that he writes the story with very few primary sources. This is mostly because there really are not a lot of primary sources available that tell the story in the way that he wanted to tell it, from the conquered viewpoint. Most often when a nation loses a battle, they do not hurry off to write stories about it. In the case of the Native Americans, it is no different. Our country is filled with stories of great battles won by our Euro-American generals, however, with the exception of Custer’s Last Stand a few others, there just are not that many stories that any Native American people would want to write about. many stories that any Native American people would want to write about....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course HIST 221 taught by Professor Thatonelady during the Fall '07 term at Iowa State.

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Hist221FacingEast... - Landon Moore 1 [TYPE THE COMPANY...

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