Hand in Hand
Reverend Isaac McCoy and his amazing wife Christiana established Indian mission schools in Indiana, Michigan and Kansas in the 1800s. This novel concentrates on the two schools established in the Michigan Territory at the request of Governor Cass and Indian leaders. Other missionaries and teachers joined the McCoy family in their constant struggles and hardships. Isaac frequently traveled to solicit support from church and government officials in order to improve conditions for Indians. Christiana, a capable leader and teacher, took over during his absences. The McCoys always sought solution when confronted with problems. When white settlers and traders brough alcohol into their vicinity, the effect upon the Indians was devastating. Isaac working tirelessly to find an answer and eventually was able to convince government officials to move Indians westward to undeveloped land.
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