Republican Motherhood, the West, and Childbirth!
1. The women of European descent who were held hostage by the Native Americans
wrote Captivity narratives such as this one. They formed a popular genre in
Women & Childbirth Through The Ages
Chapter 4 documents
-Captivity among the Sioux (questions about this addressed on worksheet).
-Fanny and Mary
-Bloodthirsty savages had to be dealt with
-Sioux compassionate, respectful