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Native Activism in Cold War America

The Struggle for Sovereignty

by Daniel M. Cobb

<p><strong>Labriola Center Book Award</strong></p> <p>The heyday of American Indian activism is generally seen as bracketed by the occupation of Alcatraz in 1969 and the Longest Walk in 1978; yet Native Americans had long struggled against ...

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Native American Architecture

by Peter Nabokov & Robert Easton

<p>For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, ...

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NATIVE AMERICAN MYTHS

collected 16361919

by Rosalind Kerven

<p>* An important book about one of the world's most inspirational yet least-known mythologies, written by an expert in the genre.<br /> * One of the most comprehensive collections of its kind. Based on three years' research through hundreds of

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Native American Survivance, Memory, and Futurity

The Gerald Vizenor Continuum

by Birgit Däwes & Alexandra Hauke

<p>According to Kimberly Blaeser, Gerald Vizenor is &quot;the most prolific Native American writer of the twentieth century,&quot; and Christopher Teuton rightfully calls him &quot;one of the most innovative and brilliant American Indian ...

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Native Americans in the Movies

Portrayals from Silent Films to the Present

by Michael Hilger

<p>Since the early days of the silent era, Native Americans have been captured on film, often in unflattering ways. Over the decades, some filmmakers have tried to portray the Native American on screen with more balanced interpretations—to ...

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Native Americans of East-Central Indiana

by Chris Flook

Native Americans lived, hunted and farmed in east-central Indiana for two thousand years before the area became a part of the Hoosier State. Mounds and enclosures built by Adena and Hopewell peoples still stand near the White River and reflect ...

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Navajo Sovereignty

Understandings and Visions of the Diné People

by Lloyd L. Lee

<p>The last few decades have given rise to an electrifying movement of Native American activism, scholarship, and creative work challenging five hundred years of U.S. colonization of Native lands. Indigenous communities are envisioning and ...

ISBN: 9780816536177

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Negotiating Tribal Water Rights

Fulfilling Promises in the Arid West

by Bonnie G. Colby, John E. Thorson & Sarah Britton

<p><strong>Water conflicts plague every river in the West,</strong> with the thorniest dilemmas found in the many basins with Indian reservations and reserved water rights—rights usually senior to all others in over-appropriated rivers. ...

ISBN: 9780816536498

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Network Sovereignty

Building the Internet across Indian Country

by Marisa Elena Duarte

<p>In 2012, the United Nations General Assembly determined that affordable Internet access is a human right, critical to citizen participation in democratic governments. Given the significance of information and communication technologies (ICTs)

ISBN: 9780295741833

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New Deal Archaeology in Tennessee

Intellectual, Methodological, and Theoretical Contributions

by Heather Worne, Gerald F. Schroedl, Douglas W. Schwartz & others

<p><em>New Deal Archaeology in Tennessee</em> tells the engrossing story of Southeastern archaeology in the 1930s. The Tennessee Valley Authority Act of May 1933 initiated an ambitious program of flood control and power generation by way of a ...

ISBN: 9780817389581

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Nine Years Among the Indians (Expanded, Annotated)

by Herman Lehmann

<p>In a real-life version of Little Big Man comes Indian captive narrative of Herman Lehmann. He was captured as a boy in 1870 and lived for nine years among the Apaches and Comanches. Long considered one of the best captivity stories from the ...

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Nine Years Among the Indians, 1870-1879

The Story of the Captivity and Life of a Texan Among the Indians

by Herman Lehmann

<p>Here is a genuine <em>Little Big Man</em> story, with all the color, sweep, and tragedy of a classic American western. It is the tale of Herman Lehmann, a captive of the Apaches on the Southern Plains of Texas and New Mexico during the 1870s.

ISBN: 9780826326188

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No Home in a Homeland

Indigenous Peoples and Homelessness in the Canadian North

by Julia Christensen

<p>The Dene, a traditionally nomadic people, have no word for homelessness, a rare condition in the Canadian North prior to the 1990s. Julia Christensen documents the rise of Indigenous homelessness and proposes solutions by interweaving ...

ISBN: 9780774833974

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North America before the European Invasions

by Alice Beck Kehoe

<p><em>North America Before the European Invasions tells the histories of North American peoples from first migrations in the Late Glacial Age, sixteen thousand years ago or more, to the European invasions following Columbus’s arrival. Contrary ...

ISBN: 9781317495437

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O'odham Creation and Related Events

As Told to Ruth Benedict in 1927

by Donald M. Bahr

<p><strong>The origin stories of the O’odham (Pima) Indians</strong> of Arizona are renowned for their beauty and complexity but have been collected in only a handful of books. This volume—the third full O’odham telling of ancientness to appear ...

ISBN: 9780816536382

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Of Sacred Lands and Strip Malls

The Battle for Puvungna

by Ronald Loewe

<p>A twenty-two acre strip of land—known as Puvungna—lies at the edge of California State University’s Long Beach campus. The land, indisputably owned by California, is also sacred to several Native American tribes. And these twenty-two acres ...

ISBN: 9780759121621

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Ojibwe Singers

Hymns, Grief, and a Native Culture in Motion

by Michael D. McNally

<p>The Ojibwe or Anishinaabe are a native American people of the northern Great Lakes region. 19th-century missionaries promoted the singing of evangelical hymns translated into the Ojibwe language as a tool for rooting out their ...

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Ojibwe Stories from the Upper Berens River

A. Irving Hallowell and Adam Bigmouth in Conversation

by Jennifer S. H. Brown

<p>In <em>Ojibwe Stories from the Upper Berens River</em> Jennifer S. H. Brown presents the dozens of stories and memories that A. Irving Hallowell recorded from Adam (Samuel) Bigmouth, son of <em>Ochiipwamoshiish</em> (Northern Barred Owl), at ...

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Oklahoma Cherokee Baskets

by Karen Coody Cooper

<p>The forced relocation of fifteen thousand Cherokee to Oklahoma nearly two centuries ago left them in a foreign landscape. Coping with loss and new economic challenges, the Cherokee united under a new constitution and exploited the Victorian ...

ISBN: 9781625857569

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On Indian Ground

California

by Joely Proudfit & Nicole Quinderro Myers?Lim

On Indian Ground: California is the first in a series of ten books on American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian education. The focus of this text is the 110 tribes in California and the best practices available to educators of native ...

ISBN: 9781681239149

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