The Chiefs Now In This City

At the enormous conference between Indigenous and colonial leaders in Augusta, Georgia, in November 1763, a Cherokee leader from Chota staged a piece of political theater. Kittagusta, “the Prince of Chota,” stretched out before the assembled delegates “a string of beads with three knots.”…. Read the full review of “The Chiefs Now in This City”: Indians and the Urban Frontier in Early America, by Colin G. Calloway (New York: Oxford University Press, 2021) in William & Mary Quarterly or here.

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