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ERIC Number: EJ401327
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Forest Diplomats: The Role of Interpreters in Indian-White Relations on the Early American Frontier.
Kawashima, Yasuhide
American Indian Quarterly, v13 n1 p1-14 Win 1989
Argues that, while interpreters of American Indian languages in French territories served merely as translators of language, interpreters in British North America were often field representatives of the colonies, serving as messengers and diplomatic agents to Indian tribes. Includes many anecdotes about Indian and White interpreters. Contains 35 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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