atayali-nko ayaapia? ‘Was Ayaapia a Slave?’

Histories of Indigenous Slavery: A Roundtable Hosted by the Myaamia Center at Miami University by Cameron Shriver Myaamia people and their younger siblings, the Peewaalia ‘Peoria,’ have featured in historians’ research about Indian slavery in the colonial period, ca. 1500-1800. However, our tribal community and researchers have not been deeply involved, until recently, in discussions…