1. Narratives of Native Americans
Traditional narratives of the Western expansion described western tribes as a part of the dangerous environment that the American travelers had to endure throughout their journey. ... In general, however, Native Americans are portrayed as a form of civilized wildlife. ... In many instances the American travelers required the aid of Native Americans to overcome the natural hazards of the environment such as rivers and mountains. ... There were many instances when Native Americans would risk their lives in order to save drowning Americans (72,79). ... These narratives seldom mentioned the socia...
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