The New Warriors: Native American Leaders Since 1900 / Edition 1

The New Warriors: Native American Leaders Since 1900 / Edition 1

by R. David Edmunds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803267517

ISBN-13: 9780803267510

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press


An indispensable introduction to the rich variety of Native leadership in the modern era, The New Warriors profiles Native men and women who have played a significant role in the affairs of their communities and of the nation over the course of the twentieth century.
 
The leaders showcased include the early-twentieth-century writer and activist…  See more details below

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An indispensable introduction to the rich variety of Native leadership in the modern era, The New Warriors profiles Native men and women who have played a significant role in the affairs of their communities and of the nation over the course of the twentieth century.
 
The leaders showcased include the early-twentieth-century writer and activist Zitkala-Ša; American Indian Movement leader Russell Means; political activists Ada Deer and LaDonna Harris; scholar and writer D’Arcy McNickle; orator and Crow Reservation superintendent Robert Yellowtail; U.S. Senators Charles Curtis and Ben Nighthorse Campbell; Episcopal priest Vine V. Deloria Sr.; Howard Tommie, the champion of economic and cultural sovereignty for the Seminole Tribe of Florida; Cherokee chief Wilma Mankiller; Pawnee activist and lawyer Walter Echo-Hawk; Crow educator Janine Pease Pretty-on-Top; and Phillip Martin, a driving force behind the spectacular economic revitalization of the Mississippi Band of Choctaws.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803267510
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
0.74(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : twentieth-century warriors1
Charles Curtis / Kaw17
Gertrude Simmons Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa) / Dakota35
Robert Yellowtail / Crow55
Vine V. Deloria, Sr. / Dakota79
D'Arcy McNickle / Metis-Flathead97
LaDonna Harris / Comanche123
Russell Means / Lakota147
Howard Tommie / Seminole171
Phillip Martin / Mississippi Choctaw195
Wilma Mankiller / Cherokee211
Ada Deer / Menominee239
Ben Nighthorse Campbell / Northern Cheyenne263
Janine Pease Pretty-On-Top / Crow281
Walter Echo-Hawk / Pawnee299
List of contributors323
Index327

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