Black Indians by William Loren Katz
William Loren Katz is the author of forty books including such award-winning titles as Breaking the Chains: African American Slave Resistance ” The Black West ” and Black Women of the Old West.” He has lectured in Europe Africa and the United States; he has been a Scholar in Residence at Teachers College Columbia University; and he has served as a consultant to the Smithsonian Institute and to school systems from California to Florida and England. He lives in New York City. Visit him at WilliamLKatz.com.
Katz explores the little-told story of black Indians–people with dual African and Native American ancestry or African Americans who lived primarily with Native Americans. Using fascinating biographies and detailed research he creates a chronology of this hidden heritage during the settlement of the American West. Illustrations.
Ages 12 & up