Unlearning the Language of Conquest: Scholars Expose Anti-Indianism in America

Unlearning the Language of Conquest: Scholars Expose Anti-Indianism in America

by Four Arrows (Don Trent Jacobs)
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292713266

ISBN-13: 9780292713260

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Seventeen sages respond to the destruction of Native American populations as evidenced in a variety of arenas--from law and literature to ecology and education.

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Seventeen sages respond to the destruction of Native American populations as evidenced in a variety of arenas--from law and literature to ecology and education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292713260
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
1,194,071
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

  • Editor's Note on Chief Seathl's Speech
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: Red Road, Red Lake—Red Flag! (by Four Arrows)
  • Introduction (by Four Arrows)
  • 1. Happiness and Indigenous Wisdom in the History of the Americas (by Frank Bracho)
  • 2. Adventures in Denial: Ideological Resistance to the Idea That the Iroquois Helped Shape American Democracy (by Bruce E. Johansen)
  • 3. Burning Down the House: Laura Ingalls Wilder and American Colonialism (by Waziyatawin Angela Cavender Wilson)
  • 4. (Post) Colonial Plainsongs: Toward Native Literary Worldings (by Jodi A. Byrd)
  • 5. Conquest Masquerading as Law (by Vine Deloria Jr.)
  • 6. Traditional Native Justice: Restoration and Balance, Not "Punishment" (by Rudy Al James [ThlauGooYailthThlee-The First and Oldest Raven])
  • 7. Where Are Your Women? Missing in Action (by Barbara Alice Mann)
  • 8. Peaceful versus Warlike Societies in Pre-Columbian America: What Do Archaeology and Anthropology Tell Us? (by James DeMeo)
  • 9. Ecological Evidence of Large-scale Silviculture by California Indians (by Lee Klinger)
  • 10. Preserving the Whole: Principles of Sustainability in Mi'kmaw Forms of Communication (by Trudy Sable)
  • 11. The Language of Conquest and the Loss of the Commons (by Chet Bowers)
  • 12. Overcoming Hegemony in Native Studies Programs (by Devon A. Mihesuah)
  • 13. The Question of Whitewashing in American History and Social Science (by David N. Gibbs)
  • 14. Before Predator Came: A Plea for Expanding First Nations Scholarship as European Shadow Work (by David Gabbard)
  • 15. Roy Rogers, Twin Heroes, and the Christian Doctrine of Exclusive Salvation (by Four Arrows)
  • 16. Western Science and the Loss of Natural Creativity (by Gregory Cajete)
  • 17. On the Very Idea of "A Worldview" and of "Alternative Worldviews" (by Bruce Wilshire)
  • Epilogue (by Four Arrows)
  • Appendix: Essays from The Encyclopedia of American Indian History (by Four Arrows)
    • "The Myth of the Noble Savage"
    • "Indian Education and Social Control"
    • "American Indian Worldviews and Values"
  • Index

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