The Power of the Land: Identity, Ethnicity, and Class Among the Oglala Lakota

The Power of the Land: Identity, Ethnicity, and Class Among the Oglala Lakota

by Paul Robertson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815335911

ISBN-13: 9780815335917

Pub. Date: 11/30/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Power of the Land is the first in-depth look at the past 120 years of struggle over the Oglala Lakota land base on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.  See more details below

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Power of the Land is the first in-depth look at the past 120 years of struggle over the Oglala Lakota land base on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815335917
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/2001
Series:
Native Americans: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Maps and Plates
List of Tables and Figures
Ch. 1Makoce Ta Wowasake: The Power of the Land1
Ch. 2Roots of Ethnic Difference11
Ch. 3Cattle, Grass, and Ethnic Conflict at the Grassroots45
Ch. 4Tbe Oglala Omniciye and the Struggle for the Land83
Ch. 5Doing Their Patriotic Duty: The World War I Takeover of Oglala Lands123
Ch. 6Representative Democracy and the Politics of Exclusion165
Ch. 7Land and Power in the Era of the IRA199
Ch. 8A Nation in Crisis, Poised for Change241
Abbreviations Used in Footnotes251
Bibliography253
Index269

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