Wheeler, Harriet

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(1858-1924) US author whose The Woman in Stone (1903) presents elegiacally, though not without convinced Christian condescension, the declining culture of the Ojibwe nation of Native Americans through a tale in which the discovery of the petrified body of a woman from ancient times opens into the description of a doomed Lost Race. [JC]

Harriet Martha Wheeler

born Odanah, Wisconsin: 1858

died Appleton, Wisconsin: April 1924

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