Deh-he-wa-mis, or, A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison

otherwise called the White Woman, who was taken captive by the Indians in MDCCLV and who continued with them seventy eight years : containing an account of the murder of her father and his family, her marriages and sufferings, Indian barbarities, customs and traditions by James E. Seaver

Publisher: S. Thorne in Devon

Written in English
Published: Pages: 184 Downloads: 116
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Subjects:

  • Jemison, Mary, -- 1743-1833,
  • Jemison, Mary, -- 1743-1833 -- Captivity,
  • Indian captivities,
  • Seneca Indians,
  • Genesee River Valley (Pa. and N.Y.)

Edition Notes

Other titlesDeh he wa mis, Narrative of the life of Mary Jemison
Statementcarefully taken from her own words by James E. Seaver. Also, the life of Hiokatoo and Ebenezer Allen, and historical sketches of the Six Nations, the Genesee Country, and other interesting facts connected with the narrative by Ebenezer Mix
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 78681
ContributionsMix, Ebenezer, b. 1789
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15321420M
LC Control Number87780203

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  James E. Seaver, a 19th-century author, is best known for writing A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison.. June Namias was associate professor of history at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Her publications include White Captives: Gender and Ethnicity on the AmericanFrontier, , and a new edition of Sarah F. Wakefield’s Six Weeks in the Sioux Tepees: A Narrative of . In Mary Jemison related her life story to James Seaver, a doctor who lived near her home in western New York. Seaver's story of "the white woman of the Genessee," as she became known, sold over , copies in Source. James E. Seaver, A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison (Canadaigua, N.Y.: J.D. Bemis, ), 43–   James E. Seaver, Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison. This is perhaps the most radical captivity tale in that Mary Jemison, captured in her teens by the Seneca in , assimilated into the tribe and went on to live with them for over 60 years. Her story is a critique of white culture and a defense of Native Americans. A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison, Who was Taken by the Indians in the Year Seaver, James E. (Introduction by Allen W. Trelease) Published by Corinth Books, New York ().

  Life of Mary Jemison: Deh-he-wa-mis by James E. Seaver Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust Memoirs of a Captivity among the Indians of North America by John Dunn Hunter. James E. Seaver has written: 'A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison' -- subject(s): Accessible book, Biography, History, Indian captivities, Pioneers, Seneca Indians, Captivities 'Deh-he-wa.   The grave of Mary Jemison in the Wyoming County town of Castile. She lived most of her life under her Seneca name, Dehgewanus. Statue by . 6. Life of Mary Jemison, Deh-He-WA-MIS: The White Woman of the Genessee James E. Seaver Format: Library Binding Pub. Date: August A new copy is not available from Barnes & at this time. 7. Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison James E. Seaver Format: Hardcover Pub. Date: January

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Near the end of her life Mary Jemison told her story to James Seaver. He then wrote it and added information that would make the information understandable to someone of his was kidnapped by a French patrol during the French and Indian by: Life of Mrs.

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The following summarizes one of the best-known examples of the Indian Captivity Narrative. It was written in by James E. Seaver from interviews with Mary Jemison, a Scots-Irish woman who was taken by the Seneca during a raid when she was twelve and adopted by a Native family.

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A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison - full copy of the narrative written in by James E. Seaver based on interviews with Mary Jemison; Women in Captivity Narratives - perspective on the stereotypes perpetuated and violated by these stories, once very popular; About Mary Rowlandson - another famous "captive" Women in Colonial America.

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A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison James E. SEAVER ( - ) Mrs. Mary Jemison was taken by the Indians, in the yearwhen only about twelve years of. A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison by James E. Seaver ( - ) 00 - Preface and Introduction 01 - Chapter 1 02 - Chapter 2 03 - Chapter 3 Deh-He-Wa-Mis, or, a Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison, Otherwise Called the White Woman: Who Was Taken Captive by the Indians in Mdcclv, and Who by James E.

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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison by James E. Seaver - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. He published it as Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison ().

It was reprinted in the late 20th century. It was reprinted in the late 20th century. In her remains were reinterred near a historic Seneca council house on a private estate, in what is now Letchworth State : Mary Jemison,At sea on the Atlantic Ocean. Book Summary: The title of this book is A Narrative of the Life of Mrs.

Mary Jemison and it was written by James E. Seaver, June Namias (Editor). This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ Get this from a library. Deh-he-wa-mis: or, A narrative of the life of Mary Jemison: otherwise called the white woman. [James E Seaver; Ebenezer Mix]. The film Dance with Wolves shows how some whites, at the time of the first European contacts with American Indians, chose not to return to their own culture.

Mary Jemison was perhaps the most famous white captive who stayed to live among the Indians. Her account of her life with the Senecas--as told to upstate New York doctor James Everett Seaver in has gone through countless editions 3/5(1).

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Publish your book with B&: A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison by James Seaver is one of the best Indian captivity narratives ever written. In Aprilthe Jemison settlement, about eight miles west of Gettysburg, PA, was attacked by a raiding party of French and Shawnee Indians.

Mary Jemison, captive of Native American Indians, whose published life story became one of the most popular in the 19th-century genre of captivity stories.

Jemison grew up on a farm near the site of present-day Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. On April 5,a raiding party of French soldiers and. Mary Jemison, born sometime between andcomposed a memoir about her life with the Seneca Indians titled A Narrative of the Life of Mrs.

Mary Jemison (). At the age of 15, she was abducted by the Shawnees and adopted by a generous Seneca family. Integrated into this new society, she married twice and had eight children. The book, by have it’s own “buzz” around it. Did they still have to market it. If so, did they have to market it differently.

Bythe title page had been reduced down to: LIFE OF MARY JEMISON DEH-HE-WA-MIS. By JAMES E. SEAVER Fourth Edition, WITH GEOGRAPHICAL AND EXPLANATORY NOTES This got me to thinking. Has the readership changed?. Deh-He-Wa-MIS, Or, a Narrative of the Life of Mary Jemison, Otherwise Called the White Woman: Who Was Taken Captive by the Indians in MDCCLV, and Who Continued with Them Seventy Eight Years: Containing an Account of the Murder of Her Father and His.

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