A vivid description of the people, events, and issues that forever changed the lives of Native Americans during the 1960s and 1970ssuch as the occupation of Alcatraz, fishing-rights conflicts, and individuals such as Clyde Warrior.
• Compares American Indian content to Black, Latino, and Asian civil-rights movements at the same historical era
• Relates the activities of the American Indian Movement to those of many regional groups that were active at the same time
• Draws connections between activities in the 1960s and 1970s to outcomes today, such as a ban on Navajo uranium mining, development of reservation infrastructure, and reclamation of many Native languages
|Publisher:||Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Bruce E. Johansen is Jacob J. Isaacson University Research Professor in communication and Native American studies at University of Nebraska at Omaha, having worked there since 1982.