Corbett Mack: The Life of a Northern Paiute by Michael Hittman

By Michael Hittman

Corbett Mack (1892–1974), used to be a Northern Paiute of combined ancestry, stuck among local American and white worlds. A iteration prior to, his tribe had introduced forth the prophet Wovoka, whose Ghost Dance swept the Indian international within the Eighteen Nineties. Mack’s international was once a harsh and sour position after the final local American uprisings were brutally overwhelmed; a lifetime of servitude to white farmers and dependancy to opium. Hittman makes use of Mack’s personal phrases to retell his tale, an uncompromising account of a traumatized existence that typified his iteration, but still made significant during the perseverance of Paiute cultural traditions. 

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