Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South

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Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South

Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South By Barbara Krauthamer Black Slaves Indian Masters Slavery Emancipation and Citizenship in the Native American South From the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians bought sold and owned Africans and African Americans as slaves a fact that persisted after the tribe

  • Title: Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South
  • Author: Barbara Krauthamer
  • ISBN: 9781469607108
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South By Barbara Krauthamer From the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War, Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians bought, sold, and owned Africans and African Americans as slaves, a fact that persisted after the tribes removal from the Deep South to Indian Territory The tribes formulated racial and gender ideologies that justified this practice and marginalized free black people in the IFrom the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War, Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians bought, sold, and owned Africans and African Americans as slaves, a fact that persisted after the tribes removal from the Deep South to Indian Territory The tribes formulated racial and gender ideologies that justified this practice and marginalized free black people in the Indian nations well after the Civil War and slavery had ended Through the end of the nineteenth century, ongoing conflicts among Choctaw, Chickasaw, and U.S lawmakers left untold numbers of former slaves and their descendants in the two Indian nations without citizenship in either the Indian nations or the United States In this groundbreaking study, Barbara Krauthamer rewrites the history of southern slavery, emancipation, race, and citizenship to reveal the centrality of Native American slaveholders and the black people they enslaved Krauthamer s examination of slavery and emancipation highlights the ways Indian women s gender roles changed with the arrival of slavery and changed again after emancipation and reveals complex dynamics of race that shaped the lives of black people and Indians both before and after removal.
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    1. David Nichols on said:

      That many Native Americans once owned African American slaves is, or should be, common knowledge That most of these slave owners belonged to the Five Civilized Tribes of the southeast should come as no surprise That their slaves experiences differed in some respects from those of white owners should not surprise us either, but until quite recently few historians have studied those experiences in depth Barbara Krauthamer s BLACK SLAVES, INDIAN MASTERS provides a thoughtful study of this subject I [...]

    2. Rachel Jackson on said:

      Black Slaves, Indian Masters was set up to be a look at the racial hierarchy of three races and classes in the American South white government leaders, Indian landowners, and black slaves Barbara Krauthamer puts the relationships among these three groups under a lens in this book, trying to explain the complicated legal matters and territorial red tape that comes along with the conquering of bodies and lands during the Antebellum, Civil War and Reconstruction eras However, she doesn t make the c [...]

    3. Dan Gorman on said:

      Barbara Krauthamer tackles black slavery on Native American lands in a carefully sourced manner than Fay Yarbrough did in Race and the Cherokee Nation Krauthamer explains how the Chickasaw Choctaw, also residing on the Indian Territory that became Oklahoma, didn t repeal slavery until 1866 Even then, emancipation was at the Union s behest, black freedmen living outside the territory weren t given time to move back and apply for citizenship, and the Chickasaw Choctaw were reluctant to grant equa [...]

    4. Kidada on said:

      Krauthamer does a great job of illuminating the role chattel slavery played in Choctaw and Chickasaw communities and how enslaved people experienced bondage, removal, the Civil War, emancipation, and removal within this part of Indian Territory This book is one of many recent texts that unspools a lot of the myths that exist about a uniform solidarity among people of African descent and Native peoples informed by similar racial oppression across American history This isn t to say that there were [...]

    5. Karen on said:

      Understanding Oppression African American Rights Then and Now From the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War, Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians bought, sold, and owned Africans and African Americans as slaves, a fact that persisted after the tribes removal from the Deep South to Indian Territory slavery indian history americans civilwar

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