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By Gina Capaldi, Gina Capaldi

This tale unearths the outstanding lifetime of a local American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who used to be abducted from his Yavapai tribe and bought as a slave. followed via an Italian photographer in 1871 and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the younger boy traveled during the previous West, bearing witness to the bias opposed to and bad therapy of local americans. Carlos ultimately grew to become a physician and chief for his humans, calling out for his or her rights. Gina Capaldi's beautiful work carry to lifestyles excerpts from Dr. Carlos Montezuma's personal letters describing his early life reviews. The culminating portrait offers an artistic glance again into heritage in the course of the eyes of a local American hero.

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Montezuma –The Activist What can I get? is a fatal question for a man . . ” —Dr. Carlos Montezuma The world of the Native Americans changed radically over “As their children . . can we dare stay back, hide ourselves the course of Dr. Montezuma’s life. S. misused and driven back to its doom? If this be not so, then let Army. Within a short ten years, Native Americans were forced whatever loyalty and racial pride be in you awaken and to move from their homelands and onto reservations. ’ reservations at that time were more like prisons than homes.

The rights of Native Americans made him a model of hope for his people. Gina Capaldi tells this remarkable story in the words of Montezuma himself. Photographs from his time and original paintings by the author create an inventive look back into A division of Ler ner Publishing Group, Inc. A. history through the eyes of a Native t Carolrhoda tCAROLRHODA BOOKS American hero. A. 95 Canada KIDNAPPED from his HOME. . SOLD as a SLAVE. . R AISED in a Gina Capaldi studied fine arts and illustration at Pepperdine University, Pitzer College, and the Art Center College of Design.

Morgan, June 27, 1890. Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 1984. , ed. The Native Americans, the Indigenous People of North America. , 1991. Websites Thorne, Kate Roland. Yavapai: The People of the Red Rocks— The People of the Sun. Sedona, AZ: Thorne Enterprises Publications, 1995. com. 2001. com/topic/montezuma-carlos (March 1, 2007). Waterstrat, Elaine. Hoomothya’s Long Journey, 1865–1897. The True Story of a Yavapai Indian. Fountain Hills, AZ: Mount McDowell Press, 1998. Fort Mcdowell Yavapai Nation.

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