The Crooked Tree

Indian Legends of Northern Michigan
In The Crooked Tree we find a collection of authentic Indian legends. John Wright listened to his grandmother weave these legends of her people and as a result, we find that he has combined this nameless trait of the Indian storyteller with a sense of realism that makes one believe that the story actually happened.

John C. Wright

John Couchois Wright was born in 1874 at Harbor Springs, Michigan.  He was the author of many books and poems about his Native American heritage and the northland in which he was raised.  Mr. Wright was once commended by President Roosevelt for his work on behalf of the Indians and Conservation.

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