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Short History of Native Americans in the United States

Short History of Native Americans in the United States

by Meredith Howard, Hans L. Trefousse

ISBN-10: 1575241390

ISBN-13: 9781575241395

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

Product Details

Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date:
Anvil Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgmentsix
Part IThe Native Americans in the United States
1.Many Nations, c. 1450-17849
Iroquois White Roots of Peace9
Caddo/Hasinai Confederacies13
The Alaskan Province14
Adversity in the East16
Accommodation in the West18
2.New Orientations, 1783-185320
The Muscogee/Creek Nation21
Prophetic Visions23
Indian Removal25
The Cherokee Nation25
Old Southwest29
Horse Culture on the Southern Plains30
Northern Plains31
3.Concentration, 1832-189834
Indian Territory35
Great Plains Wars36
Transfer of Alaska39
Reservation Strategy39
Grant's Peace Policy42
4.Reform, 1866-196844
Revitalization Movements44
The Ponca Chiefs49
Progressive Response50
New Deal Revisionists52
Termination and Relocation56
5.Renewal, 1961-199960
Self Determination60
Alaskan Native Claims64
Contractual Reform65
Privatization and Development67
Tribal Self-Governance71
Part IIDocuments
1.Native American History and Tradition77
(1)Cherokee Vision of Elohi77
(2)Calendar History of the Kiowa79
(3)Black Elk's Legacy81
2.Foundations of Federal Indian Policy83
(4)Trade and Intercourse Act of 179083
(5)Indian Removal Act of 183085
(6)Worcester v. Georgia (1832)87
(7)Dawes Act (1887)91
(8)Johnson-O'Malley Act of 193495
(9)Indian Reorganization or Wheeler Howard Act of 193496
(10)Indian Land Claims Commission Act of 1946101
(11)Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971104
(12)Morton v. Mancari and Amerind v. Mancari (1974)110
(13)Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975112
(14)Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978117
(15)Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988120
(16)Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990123
3.Native American Statements of Purpose127
(17)Tecumseh's Statement at Vincennes August 12, 1810127
(18)Statement by William Apes, in Indian Nullification of the Unconstitutional Laws of Massachusetts, relative to the Mashpee Tribe (1835)128
(19)Letter from Ely S. Parker, Seneca, to Ulysses Grant, January 24, 1864130
(20)Statement by Manuelito, Navajo, on February 25, 1886135
(21)Statement by John Borbridge, Tlingit (1969)138
(22)Twenty Points of the Trail of Broken Treaties (1972)141
(23)Speech by Roger Jourdain, Tribal Chairperson of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa (1986)143
4.Non-Indian Reflections about Native Americans147
(24)Selection from Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America (1835)147
(25)Selection from Helen Hunt Jackson's A Century of Dishonor (1881)148
(26)Selection from John Collier's Indians of the Americas (1947)150
(27)Selection from Alvin Josephy, Jr.'s Red Power (1971)152
(28)Selection from Francis Paul Prucha's Indians in American Society (1985)154
(29)Remarks by Patrick Kennedy (1999)155
Selected Bibliography159

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