The White Earth Tragedy: Ethnicity and Dispossession at a Minnesota Anishinaabe Reservation, 1889-1920 / Edition 1

The White Earth Tragedy: Ethnicity and Dispossession at a Minnesota Anishinaabe Reservation, 1889-1920 / Edition 1

by Melissa L. Meyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803282567

ISBN-13: 9780803282568

Pub. Date: 04/01/1999

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

This compelling interdisciplinary history of an Anishinaabe community at the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota offers a subtle and sophisticated look at changing social, economic, and political relations among the Anishinaabeg and reveals how cultural forces outside of the reservation profoundly affected their lives.

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This compelling interdisciplinary history of an Anishinaabe community at the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota offers a subtle and sophisticated look at changing social, economic, and political relations among the Anishinaabeg and reveals how cultural forces outside of the reservation profoundly affected their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803282568
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
333
Sales rank:
387,106
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction1
Ch. 1Anishinaabe Migrations and the Genesis of White Earth Communities9
Ch. 2Signatures and Thumbprints: Community and Ethnicity at White Earth69
Ch. 3Jack Pine, White Pine, and Porcupine: The Alienation of Resources137
Ch. 4Warehousers and Sharks: The Social and Economic Bases of Political Factionalism173
Ch. 5"We Can Not Get a Living as We Used To": Assimilation Gone Awry203
Conclusion225
Epilogue: "White Earth Is Not for Sale"229
Notes237
Bibliographic Essay297
Index315

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