Category Archives: Zabelle Stodola

Many Hands, Many Voices: Writing, Editing, and Publishing Indian Captivity Narratives, Part 3

by Zabelle Stodola, University of Arkansas at Little Rock The opening parts of Zabelle article are found here: Part I, and Part II Carrie has done such a great job providing specific information about the dime novels based on Josephine Huggins’ … Continue reading

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Many Hands, Many Voices: Writing, Editing, and Publishing Indian Captivity Narratives Part II

by Zabelle Stodola, University of Arkansas at Little Rock In part one, I discussed several letters having to do with the writing of Josephine Huggins’ captivity narrative, and I also considered the fact that the holograph manuscript is missing. In this … Continue reading

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Many Hands, Many Voices: Writing, Editing, and Publishing Indian Captivity Narratives

by Zabelle Stodola, University of Arkansas at Little Rock “Captivity narratives are tricky texts” says my friend and colleague Christopher Castiglia who teaches at Penn State University and who published the book Bound and Determined: Captivity, Culture-Crossing, and White Womanhood … Continue reading

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Fodder for Pulp Fiction

If Mary Butler Renville’s A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity has the distinction of being the earliest extended Dakota War  narrative to appear in print, Josephine Huggins’s has another: It is the earliest to be co-opted for novelization. Cover, Dime … Continue reading

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What’s Pocahontas Got To Do With It?

The subjects of Zabelle Stodola’s talk, “Mary Schwandt and Maggie Brass (Snana): A Minnesota Pocahontas Story?” Kris Wiley of the Traverse des Sioux Library System has been coordinating a summer-long speaker series on the Dakota War which culminated Friday August 24, … Continue reading

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Clubs, Hatchets, Knives and Beams Part 7 and PDF

The conclusion of a seven-part series on European American/Native American War Artifacts and the Ethics of Display by Zabelle Stodola, professor of literature and cultural studies at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. The series begins here.  Part 7: “Showing Basic Human … Continue reading

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Clubs, Hatchets, Beams and Knives, Part 6

Minnesota’s State Capitol, on permanent exhibit in the architecture of the Minnesota Historical Society History Center, St. Paul, Minnesota. ***** Part six in a seven-part series on European American/Native American War Artifacts and the Ethics of Display by Zabelle Stodola, professor … Continue reading

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