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Depredation and Deceit

The Making of the Jicarilla and Ute Wars in New Mexico

by Mr. Gregory F Michno

<p>The Trade and Intercourse Acts passed by Congress between 1796 and 1834 set up a system for individuals to receive monetary compensation from the federal government for property stolen or destroyed by American Indians. By the end of the ...

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Devil in Deerskins

My Life with Grey Owl

by Anahareo & Sophie McCall

<p>Anahareo (1906-1985) was a Mohawk writer, environmentalist, and activist. She was also the wife of Grey Owl, aka Archie Belaney, the internationally celebrated writer and speaker who claimed to be of Scottish and Apache descent, but whose ...

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Diabetes among the Pima

Stories of Survival

by Carolyn Smith-Morris

<p>For the past forty years, the Pima Indians living in the Gila River Indian Community have been among the most consistently studied diabetic populations in the world. But despite many medical advances, the epidemic is continuing and prevalence

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Dilemmas of Difference

Indigenous Women and the Limits of Postcolonial Development Policy

by Sarah A. Radcliffe

<p>In <em>Dilemmas of Difference</em> Sarah A. Radcliffe explores the relationship of rural indigenous women in Ecuador to the development policies and actors that are ostensibly there to help ameliorate social and economic inequality. Radcliffe

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Dispatches from the Fort Apache Scout

White Mountain and Cibecue Apache History Through 1881

by Lori Davisson, Edgar Perry & The Original Staff of the White Mountain Apache Cultural Center

<p>In the 1970s, the White Mountain Apache Tribe and the Arizona Historical Society began working together on a series of innovative projects aimed at preserving, perpetuating, and sharing Apache history. Underneath it all was a group of people ...

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Documents of American Indian Removal

by Donna Martinez

<p>The Indian Removal Act transformed the Native North American continent and precipitated the development of a national identity based on a narrative of vanishing American Indians. This volume is a probing look into a chapter in American ...

ISBN: 9781440854200

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Ecology and Ethnogenesis

An Environmental History of the Wind River Shoshones, 1000–1868

by Adam R. Hodge

<p>In <em>Ecology and Ethnogenesis</em> Adam R. Hodge argues that the Eastern Shoshone tribe, now located on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, underwent a process of ethnogenesis through cultural attachment to its physical environment that ...

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Edgar Heap of Birds

by Bill Anthes

<p>For over three decades, contemporary Native American artist Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds has pursued a disciplined practice in multiple media, having shown his paintings, drawings, prints, and text-based conceptual art throughout ...

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Elder Brother and the Law of the People

Contemporary Kinship and Cowessess First Nation

by Robert Alexander Innes

<p>In the pre-reserve era, Aboriginal bands in the northern plains were relatively small multicultural communities that actively maintained fluid and inclusive membership through traditional kinship practices. These practices were governed by ...

ISBN: 9780887554391

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Empire of the People

Settler Colonialism and the Foundations of Modern Democratic Thought

by Adam Dahl

<p>American democracy owes its origins to the colonial settlement of North America by Europeans. Since the birth of the republic, observers such as Alexis de Tocqueville and J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur have emphasized how American democratic

ISBN: 9780700626083

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Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today [2 volumes]

by Russell M. Lawson

<p>Despite the fact that 565 federally recognized tribes exist on the continent of North America, non-Native Americans typically know very little about the modern world of American Indians. In a few instances, the uneasy coexistence of the two ...

ISBN: 9780313381454

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Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America

by Elaine Keillor, Timothy Archambault & John M. H. Kelly

<p><em>Encyclopedia of Native American Music of North America</em> documents the surprisingly varied musical practices among North America's First Peoples, both historically and in the modern context. It supplies a detailed yet accessible and ...

ISBN: 9780313055065

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Encyclopedia of the American Indian Movement

by Bruce E. Johansen

<p>Rising out of more than a century of poverty and pervasive repression, stoked by the example of the movement against the Vietnam War and the upheaval among black and Chicano civil-rights activists, the American Indian Movement shifted the ...

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Ending Denial

Understanding Aboriginal Issues

by Wayne Warry

<p>There is an unconscious racism at work in Canada—an ignorance of Aboriginal peoples and culture that breeds indifference to, and ambivalence about, Aboriginal poverty and ill health. Warry examines conservative arguments and mainstream views ...

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Entangled Territorialities

Negotiating Indigenous Lands in Australia and Canada

by Francoise Dussart & Sylvie Poirier

<p><em>Entangled Territorialities</em> offers vivid ethnographic examples of how Indigenous lands in Australia and Canada are tangled with governments, industries, and mainstream society. Most of the entangled lands to which Indigenous peoples ...

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Erotics of Sovereignty

Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination

by Mark Rifkin

<DIV><P>In 1970 the Nixon administration inaugurated a new era in federal Indian policy. No more would the U.S. government seek to deny and displace Native peoples or dismantle Native governments; from now on federal policy would promote “the ...

ISBN: 9781452939124

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Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong

by Paul Chaat Smith

<p>In this sweeping work of memoir and commentary, leading cultural critic Paul Chaat Smith illustrates with dry wit and brutal honesty the contradictions of life in “the Indian business.” </p> <p>Raised in suburban Maryland and Oklahoma, Smith

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Evolution, Creationism, and Other Modern Myths

A Critical Inquiry

by Vine Deloria, Jr.

<p>Using the tension between evolutionists and creationists in Kansas in the late 1990s as a focal point, Deloria takes Western science and religion to task, providing a critical assessment of the flaws and anomalies in each side's ...

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Far Off Metal River

Inuit Lands, Settler Stories, and the Making of the Contemporary Arctic

by Emilie Cameron

<p>In 1771, Samuel Hearne, an employee of the Hudson’s Bay Company, set off with a group of Dene guides in search of a “Far Off Metal River” in the Central Arctic, rumored to be rich in copper. Twenty-four years later, Hearne’s account of his ...

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Finding Dahshaa

Self-Government, Social Suffering, and Aboriginal Policy in Canada

by Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox

<p>The social suffering and self-determination of Indigenous peoples are important public policy issues in Canada today. This book asks a fundamental question regarding Canadian-Aboriginal relations: Are self-government agreements an effective ...

ISBN: 9780774858915

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