Native American Authors


David Cusick , c 1780-c 1840

Tuscarora

David Cusick was born around 1780 in upstate New York. He served in the War of 1812 and was a physician, painter and student of the Iroquois oral tradition. His "Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations," first published around 1827 is one of the earliest works about Native American history and myth published in English and written by a Native American. Cusick died around 1840.

 

Online resources by or about David Cusick:

Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations
Author: Library of Congress
Type: etext
Description: View a scanned version of the Library of Congress's copy of "Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations," made available through the Library's Global Gateway initiative.
URL: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/rbfr.0003

Books by David Cusick:

Cusick, David. Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations
Bristol, PA : Evolution Pub., 2004.
Genre: Nonfiction
Language: English
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 1889758590

Cusick, David. Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations
Lewiston, NY : Cooley & Lothrop, 1828.
Genre: Nonfiction
Language: English
Audience: Adult


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