By: Christian Wig
Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)
Seller ID: W3195
Condition: 280 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 280 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
Pioneer, fur trader, and frontier diplomat, Christopher Gist, the first Colonial explorer of the Ohio territory, is also Annosanah - speaker of true words. In spite of his Wyandot title, he knows he must deceive the very Indians who have named him. In the guise of an emissary inviting the Ohio tribes to a conference, he searches the Ohio Valley for land best suited for white settlement. On this first journey in 1750 for the Ohio Company, he seeks to replace his lost inheritance through land speculation, thus setting the stage for the eventual displacement of these Indian people. In the next d... View More...