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Title Ghost River : the fall and rise of the Conestoga / story, Lee Francis 4 ; art, Weshoyot Alvitre ; editor, Will Fenton.
Author Francis, Lee, IV, author.
Publication Philadelphia, PA : The Library Company of Philadelphia ; Albuquerque, New Mexico : Red Planet Books and Comics, 2019.
Copyright date ©2019
Edition First edition.
Description 119 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Americans lcdgt
Call # 974.8004 F
Summary "Told from the Indian perspective, this graphic novel depicts the massacre of 20 unarmed Conestoga Indians in colonial Pennsylvania in December 1763 by a vigilante group of Scots-Irish frontiersmen known as the "Paxton Boys", first six Conestoga People at a settlement near what is now Millersville, and then fourteen remaining Indians -- six adults and eight children that were under protective custody -- days later in Lancaster. The graphic novel is half of the book. The other half contains interpretive materials and reproductions of historical documents. It also provides instructional guidelines supplied by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History."-- Provided by publisher.
Note "Ghost River: The Fall and Rise of the Conestoga is part of Redrawing History: Indigenous Perspectives on Colonial America, a project of the Library Company of Philadelphia supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage"-- Book's official website.
Contents Introduction / Will Fenton -- Artist statements / Lee Francis 4 & Weshoyot Alvitre -- Ghost River: graphic novel -- Indigenous representation in comics and graphic novels / Michael Sheyahshe -- Print and place in the Paxton crisis / Scott Paul Gordon -- Passion, politics, and portrayal in the Paxton debates / Judith Ridner -- Primary sources / Will Fenton -- Script and annotations -- Murder on the frontier: the Paxton massacre / Ron Nash & John McNamara.
Subject Paxton Boys -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Conestoga Massacre, Pa., 1763 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Conestoga Indians -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County -- History -- 18th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Massacres -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County -- History -- 18th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 18th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Vigilantes -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 18th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 18th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Lancaster County (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre Graphic novels.
Historical comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Addl. Author Alvitre, Weshoyot, artist.
ISBN 9780990694793 (paperback)
0990694798 (paperback)

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