American Nations: Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

American Nations: Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

by Frederick Hoxie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415927501

ISBN-13: 9780415927505

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume brings together an impressive collection of important works covering nearly every aspect of early Native American history, from contact and exchange to diplomacy, religion, warfare, and disease.  See more details below

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This volume brings together an impressive collection of important works covering nearly every aspect of early Native American history, from contact and exchange to diplomacy, religion, warfare, and disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415927505
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chronology
Pt. IAgency Amid Conquest, 1850-19001
1The Navajo at Bosque Redondo: Cooperation, Resistance, and Initiative, 1864-18682
2Crazy Horse and the End of the Great Sioux War14
3"I See What I Have Done": The Life and Murder Trial of Xwelas, a S'Klallam Woman46
Pt. IIReservation Cultures, 1880-193063
4Signatures and Thumbprints: Ethnicity among the White Earth Anishinaabeg, 1889-192064
5Naalyehe Ba-Hooghan - "House of Merchandise": The Navajo Trading Post as an Institution of Cultural Change, 1900-193094
6The Birth of the Reservation: Making the Modern Individual among the Lakota110
Pt. IIIGender and Culture Change141
7"Right in the Midst of My Own People": Native American Women and the Field Matron Program142
8"If We Get the Girls, We Get the Race": Missionary Education of Native American Girls156
9Making Savages of Us All: White Women, Pueblo Indians, and the Controversy over Indian Dances in the 1920s172
Pt. IVReligious Innovation and Survival199
10Reservation Leadership and the Progressive-Traditional Dichotomy: William Wash and the Northern Utes, 1865-1928200
11Red Lilac of the Cayugas: Traditional Indian Law and Culture Conflict in a Witchcraft Trial in Buffalo, New York, 1930220
12Shamanism and Christianity: Modern Tlingit Elders Look at the Past242
Pt. VCultural and Political Transformations, 1900-1950263
13Exploring a Cultural Borderland: Native American Journeys of Discovery in the Early Twentieth Century264
14The Tribal Reorganization of the Stockbridge-Munsee: Essential Conditions in the Re-Creation of a Native American Community, 1930-1942288
15Jim Crow in Alaska: The Passage of the Alaska Equal Rights Act of 1945312
Pt. VIIndian Activism and Cultural Resurgence329
16American Indian Ethnic Renewal: Politics and the Resurgence of Identity330
17"We Don't Want Your Rations, We Want This Dance": The Changing Use of Song and Dance on the Southern Plains354
18The Bloody Wake of Alcatraz: Political Repression of the American Indian Movement during the 1970s374
19Riding the Paper Tiger410
Pt. VIIPerspectives on Native America, 2000431
20"Our Lives Have Been Transmuted, Changed Forever"432
21Research, Redskins, and Reality458
22Gaming and Recent American Indian Economic Development468
23Native Americans in America: A Theoretical and Historical Overview480
Further Reading501
Notes on Contributors505
Permissions Acknowledgments507
Index509

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