The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma: Resilience Through Adversity
Edited by Stephen Warren, in collaboration with the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
This paperback book was published in April 2023 by University of Oklahoma Press, copyright 2017. It consists of 371 pages, including index, bibliography, list of contributors, life histories, genealogies, interviews, photos, maps and much more concerning the history of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. There is also a listing of the various Treaties between the Eastern Shawnee Tribe and the United States from 1795 up to 1874 at the Quapaw Agency, Indian Territory.
Tribal citizen-scholars of the Eastern Shawnee collaborated with academic allies in developing this book, a collection of eleven essays and five interviews. Stephen Warren, an associate professor of history at the University of Iowa, is the lead historian for the federally funded project of cultural preservation that inspired this edited collection. All of the contributors hope to “inspire future historians to take up the history of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe, their Absentee Shawnee and Shawnee neighbors, and the rich multiethnic heritage of eastern Oklahoma more generally” (p. 9). The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is one of three (3) federally-recognized Shawnee tribes and are headquartered near Wyandotte, OK.
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