by Candace Wellman
Indigenous community mothers seem to have been an uncomfortable truth for historians and other writers that did not fit with the Euro-American mythology they sought to build around “the first white woman” in town. The result was their now-conspicuous absence.
SOURCE: New Yorker
Historian Greg Grandin's book “The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America” Reviewed in the New Yorker
What the border fight means for one of the nation’s most potent, and most violent, myths.
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