Manituana paints a vivid picture of life at the time and successfully weaves together the culture, traditions and particularly the languages of the Six Nations and the various European settlers living among them. It challenges many myths. … What is certain is that Manituana introduces us to some extraordinary women and men from a little known chapter of history, which exposes the ever grubby and cruel nature of colonialism and capitalism.
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Wu Ming is a collective of five Italian fiction writers, founded in Bologna in January 2000. Their books include the bestselling novel Q, under the previous pseudonym of Luther Blissett, and ’54. Their website is www.wumingfoundation.com. Manituana’s fully interactive website is www.manituana.com. Wu Ming Presents Thomas Müntzer: Sermon to the Princes is forthcoming in Verso’s Revolutions Series.