Deadly Aim

The Civil War Story of Michigan's Anishinaabe Sharpshooters
Product Number: EB00730304
Released: Jul 30, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250125262
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An engaging middle-grade nonfiction narrative of the American Indian soldiers who bravely fought in the Civil War from Sibert Award-winning author Sally M. Walker. More than 20,000 American Indians served in the Civil War, yet their stories have often been left out of the history books. In Deadly Aim, Sally M. Walker explores the extraordinary lives of Michigan's Anishinaabe sharpshooters. These brave soldiers served with honor and heroism in the line of duty, despite enduring broken treaties, loss of tribal lands, and racism. Filled with fascinating archival photographs, maps, and diagrams, this book offers gripping firsthand accounts from the frontlines. You'll learn about Company K, the elite band of sharpshooters, and Daniel Mwakewenah, the chief who killed more than 32 rebels in a single battle despite being gravely wounded. Walker celebrates the lives of the soldiers whose stories have been left in the margins of history for too long with extensive research and consultation with the Repatriation Department for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, the Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center, and the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways.

Author(s): Sally M. Walker
Original Publish Date: Jul 30, 2019

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Author(s): Sally M. Walker
Narrator(s): Darrell Dennis
Product Number DD48138
Released: Nov 05, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781974993031

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