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Brent Kenneth Ashabranner and Russell Gerard Davis
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Most nineteenth-century frontier literature created a negative stereotype of Native Americans, portraying them either as noble savages or as amoral villains. Both extreme characterizations, developed in such works as James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales (1823-1841), Francis Parkman's The Oregon Trail (1849), and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's The Song of Hiawatha (1855), perpetuated the myth that Native Americans were not only less than American; they were less than human.

But, like other works of the past few...

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