Go Down, Moses, 161 (Event)

Page Number: 
161
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
White man's work, when Sam did work. Because he did nothing
Page Event Ends: 
162
Era: 
Reconstruction (1866-1889)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 1874 to Sunday, December 31, 1876
Summary: 

Ike McCaslin reflects on Sam Fathers, the son of a Chickasaw chief who must live with the blacks on the plantation, and Boon Hogganbeck, whose grandmother was "a Chickasaw woman" but who lives as "a white man" (161).

Chronological Order: 
96.30
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
identity, race, ethnicity, slavery, Native Americans, Chickasaw chief, Negroes, miscegenation, blacksmith-shop, ex-slaves
Cultural Issues:

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