The Blue Tattoo
The Life of Olive OatmaneBook - 2009
In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was brutally killed by Yavapai Indians, Oatman lived as a slave to her captors for a year before being traded to the Mohave, who tattooed her face and raised her as their own. She was fully assimilated and perfectly happy when, at nineteen, she was ransomed back to white society. She became an i.
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009
Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 261 pages) : illustrations, maps