Native American Authors
Andrew J. Blackbird (Mac-ke-te-be-nessy), 1822-
Andrew Blackbird was born in 1822. In his book, Blackbird tells of his Indian youth, his baptism, and his journey to Ohio to seek an education among the whites. In 1861 he was appointed U.S. interpreter. He was Catholic but later converted to Protestantism.
Books by Andrew J. Blackbird:
Blackbird, Andrew J.. Complete both early and late history of the Ottawa and Cheppewa Indians of Michigan : a grammar of their language, personal and family history of the author
Harbor Springs, Michigan : Babcock and Darling, 1897.
Blackbird, Andrew J.. History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan; a grammar of their language, and personal and family history
Ypsilanti, Michigan : Ypsilanti Job Printing House, 1887.
Blackbird, Andrew J.. The Indian problem, from the Indian’s standpoint
Ypsilanti, Michigan : Scharf Tag, Label & Box Co., 1900.
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