James Smith’s Indian captivity narrative is a great look into life in the Ohio country in the 1750s. A large portion of his stories revolve around the several winters he lived among his adoptive family. Although where he stayed each winter differs, it echoes other descriptions of life among American Indians in the Ohio country.
January 16, 2019
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Take a closer look at the experience of Indian captives in the 18th century in the Ohio River valley, in particular with how captives were restrained.