Citations with the tag: INDIAN captivities

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  • Saved from Indians.
    Storms, Gay Schlittler // Graham Leader; 5/15/2011, Vol. 135 Issue 78, p4A 

    In this article, the author discusses the captivity of Clinton Smith and Jeff Smith by the Comanche Indians in the Texas Hill County, Texas.

  • Kidnapped Indian Sailors Home after 11 Months.
    George, Nirmala // India -- West; 7/1/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 32, pA34 

    The article reports on the release and return of Indian sailors to India after 11 months of captivity by Somali pirates.

  • Providence tales and the Indian captivity narrative: Some...
    Hartman, James D. // Early American Literature; Jan1997, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p66 

    Opinion. Focuses on Indian captivity narratives written by Puritans in the seventeenth century and the generic influence of the English providence tale on these narratives. Results of generic studies on these types of narratives; Why seventeenth century providence tales were important;...

  • JUNGLE CAPTIVE.
    Liedloff, Jean; Massie, Robert // Saturday Evening Post; 8/10/1963, Vol. 236 Issue 28, p85 

    Relates the ordeal of American diamond hunter Jean Liedloff and her Belgian friend, Andr� Ladeuze, as prisoners of the Yekwana Indian tribesmen in the jungle of Venezuela. Major reason behind their captivity; Extent of medical help offered by Liedloff to the tribesmen; Impetus to their release.

  • The Two Captivities of Adolph Korn.
    Zesch, Scott // Southwestern Historical Quarterly; Apr2001, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p515 

    Features the story of Adolph Korn, captured by Indians in Texas during the 19th century. His social and emotional bonds with the Comanches; Conversion into a young warrior different from his own culture; Legacy in relation to ethnic and racial group clashes.

  • The Search for the Captives of Elm Creek.
    Michno, Gregory // Wild West; Apr2009, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p46 

    The article presents a discussion of the adventure of the female captives of Elm Creek raid and their searchers, adapted from the book "A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885," by Gregory Michno.

  • Reviews.
    Wyss, Hillary S. // Early American Literature; Sep94, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p199 

    Reviews the book` The Indian Captivity Narrative 1550-1900,' by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola and James Arthur Levernier.

  • From Little Big Man to little green men: the captivity scenario in American culture.
    Panay, Andrew // European Journal of American Culture; 2004, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p201 

    This paper seeks to link the seemingly diverse genres of the Indian captivity narrative and the alien abduction scenario. Whilst the Indian captivity narrative is plainly derived from first-hand accounts and can demonstrate a historical development based on the actuality of the experiences it...

  • Depictions of White Children in Captivity Narratives.
    Marienstras, Elise // American Studies International; Oct2002, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p33 

    Examines the preliminary episodes of the narratives of white children regarding their experiences of captivity by Indians in North America and the beginnings of the trip from the settlers' abodes to the Indian country. Sequence of events that take place when a family is suddenly attacked by...

  • 'STREAMS OF SCRIPTURE COMFORT' MARY ROWLANDSON'S TYPOLOGICAL USE OF THE BIBLE.
    Downing, David // Early American Literature; Dec80, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p252 

    Evaluates the typological use of the Bible in the book ' The Indian Captivity Narrative, 1550-1990' by Mary Rowlandson. Biblical quotations and metaphor used in the narrative; Writing style used by Rowlandson's; Impact of the narrative on the New England Puritans.

  • Introduction.
    Calloway, Colin G. // Historical New Hampshire; Fall/Winter1998, Vol. 53 Issue 3/4, p66 

    An introduction to the journal is presented which focuses on the history of Indians in New Hampshire and cultural encounters, examining articles in the issue on the 1694 attack on Oyster River, the 1717 murder of John Keniston of Honnick, and the 1754 story of Indian captive Rachel Meloon.

  • Deterritorialization, Pure War, and the Consequences of Indian Captivity in Transnational Colonial Discourse.
    Stratton, Billy J. // Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge; 2012, Issue 24, p1 

    An essay is presented on the ways in which the Indian captivity narrative functions as a colonial apparatus vital to the process of the so-called deterritorialization. According to the author, the effectiveness of the captivity narrative to redefine space and place became possible through...

  • Book reviews: Social sciences.
    Lilly, Dorothy // Library Journal; 6/1/1993, Vol. 118 Issue 10, p150 

    Reviews the book `The Indian Captivity Narrative, 1550-1900,' by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola and James Arthur Levernier.

  • An Indian Captivity.
    Jennings, Gary // American Heritage; Aug1968, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p64 

    Relates the successful escape of kidnapped frontier woman Mary Ingles and another captive from Shawnee Indians. Motives behind the attack of Draper's Meadows in Blacksburg, Virginia on July 30, 1755; Efforts of Ingles and another captive to augment their diet; Difficulties encountered by the...

  • A Fate Worse than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885.
    MCDERMOTT, JOHN D. // South Dakota History; Summer2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p185 

    The article reviews the book "A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivity in the West, 1830-1885," by Gregory Michno and Susan Michno.

  • A Journal of an Indian Captivity durmg Pontiacs Rebellion in the year 1763.
    MCDERMOTT, JOHN D. // American Heritage; Apr1958, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p65 

    The article reviews the book "A Journal of an Indian Captivity During Pontiac's Rebellion in the Year 1763," by John Rutherford and edited by Milo M. Quaife.

  • Indian Captivity in Spanish America: Frontier Narratives.
    Socolow, Susan M. // Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly; Summer2009, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p528 

    The article reviews the book "Indian Captivity in Spanish America: Frontier Narratives" by Fernando Operé.

  • REVIEW ESSAY.
    Kolodny, Annette // Early American Literature; Sep79, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p228 

    Reviews the book 'Narratives of North Indian Captivities,' selected and arranged by Wilcomb E. Washburn and 'The North American Indian Captivity,' by Wilcomb E. Washburn and John Aubrey.

  • Cotton Mather's "Dora": The Case of History of Mercy Short.
    Kloepfer, Deborah Kelly // Early American Literature; Mar2009, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p3 

    This essay discusses Mercy Short, a young girl whose attempts to recover from her capture by Indians may have led her to believe she was bewitched. An attempt to treat Short's affliction was made by minister Cotton Mather and chronicled in his possession narrative, "A Brand Pluck'd Out of the...

  • Captive Images.
    Strong, Pauline Turner // Natural History; Dec85, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p50 

    Discusses the stereotypes surrounding Indian attacks on white settlers as seen in images and novels where the male Indian is portrayed as the captor and defenseless women and children as the captives who were later rescued by white settler male heroes. Justification of colonial expansion on...

  • THE AIR.
    Arlen, Micher. J. // New Yorker; 10/6/1980, Vol. 56 Issue 33, p186 

    The article focuses on the inclination of the Anglo-Saxons towards captivity stories. Captivity tales of white settlers by the native Indians in early America, has formed the first basic ingredient of the American literature. The books "The Soveraignty and Goodness of God: A Narrative of the...

  • PURITAN ORTHODOXY AND THE 'SURVIVOR SYNDROME' IN MARY ROWLANDSON'S INDIAN CAPTIVITY NARRATIVE.
    Derounian, Kathryn Zabelle // Early American Literature; Mar1987, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p82 

    Focuses on the literary form of 'The Indian Captivity Narrative,' by Mary Rowlandson. Popularity of captivity narrative; Life of Rolandson after release from captivity; Existence of psychological commentary in the narrative.

  • Reviews by You.
    Derounian, Kathryn Zabelle // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 9/3/2007, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p7 

    The article reviews the book "Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison," by Lois Lenski.

  • STORIES OF A DAKOTA PRISONER.
    Derounian, Kathryn Zabelle // South Dakota Magazine; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p72 

    The article previews the book "Dispatches from the Dakota War: A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity," by Mary Renville.

  • Captivating Eunice: Membership, Colonialism, and Gendered Citizenships of Grief.
    Simpson, Audra // Wicazo Sa Review; Fall2009, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p105 

    The essay focuses on the story of Eunice Williams, who was captured by Mohawk Indians in February 1704 and incorporated into their society. Essay topics include the gendered structure of North American colonial settler society, a speculative history of the Indian Act of 1876, and captivity...

  • Where Mediterranean and American Captivity Narratives Meet: The Case of Captain John Smith.
    Stafford, Brooke A. // Latch: A Journal for the Study of the Literary Artifacts in Theo; 2009, Vol. 2, p82 

    John Smith recognized the connections between his Ottoman Empire exploits and his adventures in the New World. He drew attention to them in his Adverstisements for the Unexperienced Planters of New England, or Anywhere (1631). His awareness of these connections suggests that we too should read...

  • THE OATMAN MASSACRE: A Tale of Desert Captivity and Survival.
    Bratcher, James T. // Journal of the West; Summer2006, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p120 

    The article reviews the book "The Oatman Massacre: A Tale of Desert Captivity and Survival," by Brian McGinty.

  • The Wild Man.
    Curry, Kathy // Fun For Kidz; Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p6 

    The article recalls the capture of Ishi, believed to be the last wild Indian in North America, by Sheriff J. B. Weber in Oroville, California in August 1911. It states that prior to his captivity, Ishi had not seen another human being since the death of his mother in 1908. Ishi's tribe, called...

  • Painting the American frontier.
    Hassick, Peter H. // Natural History;  

    Discusses how artists of the late 1800's found rich sources of material and inspiration in the American West for an historical, narrative artistic genre. Consideration of paintings that illustrate life on the American frontier; Depictions of the Native Americans that lived amongst the European...

  • Growth patterns and reproductive strategies in the lizard, Calotes versicolor raised in captivity.
    Pandav, Bhagyarekha N.; Shanbhag, Bhagyashri A.; Saidapur, Srinivas K. // Acta Herpetologica; Dec2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p131 

    The paper describes the growth patterns and breeding strategies in the lizard, Calotes versicolor in captivity. The lizards were raised in laboratory from hatching. It was observed that these lizards attain sexual maturity at 7.42 ± 0.5 months of age. Growth rate in males is always higher...

  • José Maria Bill: Indian Captive-Army Guide.
    Bill, Antonio Pruneda // Journal of Big Bend Studies; 2009, Vol. 21, p31 

    In the American frontier created by the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo after the Mexican-American War, a number of military outposts were established to protect the fragile new border. In addition to establishing an American presence, they enforced aspects of the treaty that regulated the return of...

  • A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885.
    Bill, Antonio Pruneda // Wild West; Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p73 

    The article reviews the book "A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885," by Gregory Michno and Susan Michno.

  • MEMOIRS OF A CAPTIVITY AMONG THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA.
    Bill, Antonio Pruneda // New Yorker; 3/4/1974, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p113 

    The article reviews the book "Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians of North America," by John Dunn Hunter, edited by Richard Drinnon.

  • Cotton Mather's "Dora": The Case of History of Mercy Short.
    Kloepfer, Deborah Kelly // Early American Literature; Mar2009, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p3 

    This essay discusses Mercy Short, a young girl whose attempts to recover from her capture by Indians may have led her to believe she was bewitched. An attempt to treat Short's affliction was made by minister Cotton Mather and chronicled in his possession narrative, "A Brand Pluck'd Out of the...

  • ALONE YET NOT ALONE.
    Kloepfer, Deborah Kelly // Kirkus Reviews; 12/15/2012, Vol. 80 Issue 24, p242 

    The article reviews the book "Alone Yet Not Alone," by Tracy Leininger Craven.

  • Indian Captivity in Spanish America: Frontier Narratives.
    Cutter, Charles R. // Journal of American History; Sep2009, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p506 

    The article reviews the book "Indian Captivity in Spanish America: Frontier Narratives," by Fernando Operé.

  • BEHAVIOURAL SAMPLING TECHNIQUES AND ACTIVITY PATTERN OF INDIAN PANGOLIN MANIS CRASSICAUDATA (MAMMALIA: MANIDAE) IN CAPTIVITY.
    Mohapatra, Rajesh Kumar; Panda, Sudarsan // Journal of Threatened Taxa; Dec2013, Vol. 5 Issue 17, p5247 

    The study presents data on six Indian Pangolins Manis crassicaudata observed in captivity at the Pangolin Conservation Breeding Centre, Nandankanan, Odisha, India over 1377 hours of video recordings for each pangolin between 1500hr and 0800hr on 81 consecutive observational days. Video...

  • Renegades from Barbary: The Transnational Turn in Captivity Studies.
    Sayre, Gordon M. // Early American Literature; Jun2010, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p325 

    This essay explores transnationalism in early American literary studies. It examines captivity narratives produced by English colonials captured by American Indians in an effort to explore how these works shaped myths of the American frontier. It compares the depiction of American Indians...

  • The Beaded Moccasins (Book).
    Reese, Debbie // Multicultural Review; Dec98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p97 

    Reviews the book "The Beaded Moccasins," by Lynda Durrant.

  • Puritans Among the Indians: Accounts of Captivity and Redemption, 1676-1724 / Narratives of North American Indian Captivity: A Selective Bibliography.
    Sturdevant, Rick W. // American Indian Quarterly; Spring1989, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p194 

    Reviews two books on North American Indian captivity. "Puritans Among the Indians: Accounts of Captivity and Redemption, 1676-1724," edited by Alden T. Vaughan and Edward W. Clark; "Narratives of North American Indian Captivity: A Selective Bibliography," by Alden T. Vaughan.

  • "Movements into Alterity: Character Development via Claiming the Female Space in A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison".
    Tarn�c, Andr�s // Americana: E-journal of American Studies in Hungary; 2009, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p11 

    An essay is presented which examines the character development of Mary Jemison during her captivity and subsequent lifelong experience with the Seneca Indians. The author indicates that Jennison's life could find no rest because her alterity might have changed appearances but would never fully...

  • A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885.
    Dixon, David // Western Historical Quarterly; Autumn2008, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p379 

    The article reviews the book "A Fate Worse Than Death: Indian Captivities in the West, 1830-1885," by Gregory Michno and Susan Michno.

  • Education resources.
    Barlow, Dudley // Education Digest; Feb99, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p78 

    Presents information on several education resources. `Universities and Their Leadership,' edited by William G. Bowen and Harold T. Shapiro; `Women's Indian Captivity Narratives,' edited by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola; `Hope Leslie, or Early Times in the Massachusetts,' by Catharine Maria...

  • Red Crosscurrents: Performative Spaces and Indian Cultural Authority in the Florida Atlantic Captivity Narrative of Jonathan Dickinson.
    ANDERSON, ERIC GARY // Mississippi Quarterly; Winter2012, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p17 

    The article examines the cultural importance of the journal of Indian captive Jonathan Dickinson, "God's Protecting Providence," which was written in 1699 after Dickinson and his shipmates were taken captive after a shipwreck by Florida Indians. It focuses on how Dickinson's narrative raises a...

  • The Long History of American Slavery.
    Snyder, Christina // OAH Magazine of History; Oct2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p23 

    The article discusses the history of slavery in America prior to European contact. According to the article, Native Americans developed slavery as an extreme form of captivity. The article examines examples of slavery in the archaeological record, including carved stone pipes featuring kneeling...

  • LIVING ON THE EDGE: INDIAN CAPTIVITY NARRATIVE AND FAIRY TALE.
    Zanger, Jules // Clio; Winter84, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p123 

    The article examines the consequences crossing the Indian captivity narrative and fairy tales. The Indian captivity narrative appears to be too firmly grounded in the religious, historical and geographic conditions that shaped it to have been compromised by a body of pagan folk tales. It is...

  • North Country Captives: Selected Narratives of Indian Captivity from Vermont and New Hampshire.
    Salisbury, Neal // American Indian Quarterly; Winter94, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p97 

    Reviews the book "North Country Captives: Selected Narratives of Indian Captivities from Vermont and New Hampshire," compiled by Colin G. Calloway.

  • James Smith: Indian Captive, Indian Fighter, Revolutionary Patriot.
    Newman, Andrew // Military History; Mar2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p25 

    The article features colonel James Smith, who was captured by Delaware and Caughnawaga Indians in Fort Duquesne, Pennsylvania during the French and Indian War. His captivity resulted in his expertise in the method of Indian warfare and Indian life. Major general Edward Braddock failed in his...

  • The Narratives of the Indian Captivities.
    Russell, Jason Almus // Education; Oct1930, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p84 

    The article discusses the writings about the Narratives of the Indian Captivities by the early American Colonial Period. In "The Romance of St. Sacrament," the author gives the reader an account of the heroine, a French orphan who is taken prisoner by the Iroquois in 1666. The book "The...

  • Captivity and Conversion: William Apess, Mary Jemison, and Narratives of Racial Identity.
    Wyss, Hilary E. // American Indian Quarterly; Summer/Fall99, Vol. 23 Issue 3/4, p63 

    Examines Native American identity in the context of "A Son of the Forest," by William Apess and "A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison," edited James Seaver. Background and affiliations of Native Americans; Classification of Apess's autobiography; Characterization of Jemison's narrative;...

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