Short Story "The Pearly Gates: A Tale of Standoffish & Myth By The Big Stream Waters"

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Short Story "The Pearly Gates: A Tale of Standoffish & Myth By The Big Stream Waters"

Description

This short story published in The Collegian on November 19, 1971, is a story written by Terry Gates. The story is about two fictional characters -- Miles Standoffish and John Myth -- who discuss killing a group of "Injun savages." "Injun" is a derogatory word used against Native Americans. The story uses the word "Injun" several times and also refers to the group as "savages." It includes violence and stereotypes against Native Americans.

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Source

Gates, Terry. "The Pearly Gates: A Tale of Standoffish & Myth By The Big Stream Waters." The University of Richmond Collegian LIX, no. 10. (November 19, 19710): 3. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19711119.2.16&srpos=13&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-

Publisher

The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1971-11-19

Language

English

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Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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Citation

Gates, Terry, “Short Story "The Pearly Gates: A Tale of Standoffish & Myth By The Big Stream Waters",” University of Richmond Race & Racism Project, accessed June 25, 2024, https://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/1677.