ISBN-10:
0415944570
ISBN-13:
9780415944571
Pub. Date:
05/28/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The American Indian Mind in a Linear World: American Indian Studies and Traditional Knowledge / Edition 1

The American Indian Mind in a Linear World: American Indian Studies and Traditional Knowledge / Edition 1

by Donald Fixico
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ISBN-13: 9780415944571
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 825,978
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Donald L. Fixico is the Thomas Bowlus Distinguished Professor of American Indian History, CLAS Scholar, director of the Indigenous Nations Studies Program and Center, and editor of Indigenous Nations Studies Journal at the University of Kansas. He is an American Indian (Shawnee, Sac and Fox, Muscogee Creek, Seminole).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Prefacexi
1"Indian Thinking" and a Linear World1
2Oral Tradition and Traditional Knowledge21
3American Indian Circular Philosophy41
4Native American Genius and Indian Intellectualism63
5Indian Minds and White Teachers83
6Rise of American Indian Studies105
7Cultural Patrimony and Native Scholars in Academia125
8Institutionalizing Traditional Knowledge141
9The Full Circle and Its Center173
Bibliography179
Index195

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