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Full Name: David Cusick
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(1780-1840) Writer. "Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations," one of the first works about Native American culture written by a Native American. The son or nephew or Nicholas Cusick, a chief, and brother of Dennis Cusick a painter, David published what is thought to be one of the first works about Native American culture written by a Native American. The illustrations in "Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations" are those of David and/or of his brother Dennis.
Native American Information:
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Tribe: Tuscarora
Author's Timeline:
1780 (Unknown) County
 
1840 (Unknown) County
 
1827 Niagara County
"Sketches of Ancient History of the Six Nations,"
One of the first works about Native American culture written by a Native American.  
? Erie County
Unknown
 

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