The American Indian Mind in a Linear World: American Indian Studies and Traditional Knowledge / Edition 1

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Overview

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415944571
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 808,165
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald L. Fixico is the Thomas Bowlus Distinguished Professor of American Indian History, CLAS Scholar, director of the Indigenous Nations Studies Program and Center, and editor of Indigenous Nations Studies Journal at the University of Kansas. He is an American Indian (Shawnee, Sac and Fox, Muscogee Creek, Seminole).

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
1 "Indian Thinking" and a Linear World 1
2 Oral Tradition and Traditional Knowledge 21
3 American Indian Circular Philosophy 41
4 Native American Genius and Indian Intellectualism 63
5 Indian Minds and White Teachers 83
6 Rise of American Indian Studies 105
7 Cultural Patrimony and Native Scholars in Academia 125
8 Institutionalizing Traditional Knowledge 141
9 The Full Circle and Its Center 173
Bibliography 179
Index 195
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