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Andrés Reséndez- The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

Andrés Reséndez

Hosted by Mickey Huff Wednesday, April 12, 7:30 pm The Hillside Club 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA

advance tickets: $12 : :: T: 800-838-3006 or Books Inc/Berkeley, Pegasus (3 sites), Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, Marcus Books, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s $15 door, KPFA benefit

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“Resendez vividly recounts the harrowing story of a previously little-known aspect of the histories of American slavery and of encounters between.

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America indigenes and invaders.” — Publishers Weekly

Is an eye-opening, landmark history of the enslavement of tens of thousands of Native Americans across America, from the time of the conquistadores to the Early 20th century.

The Other Slavery is a key missing chapter of American history. Resendez offers a startling contemporary insight: today’s global human trafficking has its roots less Unlike African slavery, Native American slavery was technically illegal on most of in the black slavery we have studied since grade school, and more in the other slavery we have entirely failed to see.

The American continent since the time of Columbus. Practiced as an open secret Resendez builds the incisive, original case that mass slavery was more damaging. For centuries, there was no abolitionist movement to protect the indigenous people

Who were kidnapped and enslaved by the conquistadores throughout the 18th than the disease epidemics that decimated indigenous populations across North Century, or made to serve Mormon settlers and other Anglos as servants.

America. He also sheds light on how and why the European enslaving incited Native Americans to enslave their own, through compelling anecdotes from priests, merchants, Indian captives, and Anglo colonists. What started as a European business passed into the hands of indigenous operators and spread across the entire American Southwest.

Every now and then a new book comes along that...makes us see ourselves anew.

Like Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, this is one such book.”

Publicist: Stephanie Kim 212 420-5878

Local contact: Ken Preston: 510.967.4495

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