RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 370958081 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=452172 T1 The blue tattoo the life of Olive Oatman A1 Mifflin, Margot,, PB University of Nebraska Press PP Lincoln YR 2009 SN 9780803224483 0803224486 AB In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was brutally killed by Yavapai Indians, Oatman lived as a slave to her captors for a year before being traded to the Mohave, who tattooed her face and raised her as their own. She was fully assimilated and perfectly happy when, at nineteen, she was ransomed back to white society. She became an i.