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The Natchez Diaspora: A History of Indigenous Displacement and Survival in the Atlantic World

@inproceedings{Smyth2016TheND,
  title={The Natchez Diaspora: A History of Indigenous Displacement and Survival in the Atlantic World},
  author={Edward Smyth},
  year={2016}
}
Author(s): Smyth, Edward Glenn | Advisor(s): Westerkamp, Marilyn | Abstract: In 1731, the French colonists of Louisiana and their Native American allies defeated the Natchez after a bloody conflict and drove the Natchez survivors from their ancestral homelands. The dissertation responds to the question: what happened to the Natchez survivors after 1731? Instead of thinking about the year 1731 as an end to Natchez history, I argue that the war with the French marked the beginning of a new phase… Expand
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