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Native Americans and the Land

Wilderness and American Identity

The Use of the Land

Native Americans and the Land Essays

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American Indians: The Image of the Indian

Illustration Credits

Pigeon’s Egg Head (The Light) going to and returning from Washington, 1837–1839,
George Catlin, oil on canvas (29 x 24 in.).
Repository: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

[Title Page] Colton’s American Atlas. JH Colton, New York, 1855.
Repository: Images/Descriptions provided by—Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.

“The Course of Empire,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, 35:205 (June 1867), p. 1.
Repository: Digital image from online collection Making of America, Cornell University. Reproduced by permission.


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