How Choctaws Invented Civilization and Why Choctaws Will Conquer the World

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Will "poisoned" Indians conquer the United States in the twenty-first century? Is there anything that can be done to stop them? Can the United States's oldest and most loyal Indian military ally, the Choctaws, stop them? Or do Choctaws pose the most difficult problem of all?

In this provocative and incendiary book, D. L. Birchfield bluntly points out what few are willing to say: America's population superiority is now meaningless; its population density is a crippling liability; and the United States has a dangerous "Indian problem."

If you don't know about the American betrayal of the Choctaws, or whether Choctaws are still loyal to the United States, or why the third largest Indian nation in North America is virtually unknown to Americans, sit back and hold on as Birchfield pulls back the curtain to reveal a startling future, with an irreverence and disdain for convention that is anything but subtle.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826332318
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 382
  • Sales rank: 1,450,395
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

D. L. Birchfield is a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He has taught Indian studies at Cornell University and the University of New Mexico. He currently teaches Indian law at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta. He was general editor of the Encyclopedia of North American Indians, a founding member of the board of directors of Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, and currently serves on the board of directors of Western Writers of America.

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Table of Contents

Preface     vii
The Disbelieving Dead     1
The War of Decisive Difference     21
The Howling Pain of Poison     37
The Great Imperial Piggybacked Comeback     63
The Contemporarily Distracted Choctaws     87
Will the Americans Ever Get It Right?     105
Secret-Scholar Code Talk     117
The Good and the Bad About the Americans     139
Ticky-Tocky Talk     163
A Ticky-Tocky Choctaw Chalk Talk     179
The Invisible Ancestors     205
How to Get to Be an Invisible Ancestor     217
The Birth of the Brilliant Choctaw Confederation     231
Choctaw Diplomacy     245
The Standing Down of the Choctaw Standing Army     267
A Curious Hillbilly People     283
Bibliography Essay: The Sources of Choctaw History     293
Index     337
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