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American Nations Encounters in Indian Country, 1850 to the Present

ISBN-10: 0415927501

ISBN-13: 9780415927505

Edition: 2001

Authors: Frederick E. Hoxie, Peter C. Mancall, James Merrell

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This volume covers themes in Native American history from the late 1800s to the end of the 20th century. The articles are arranged around themes of reservation culture, gender, culture change, religion, Indian activism, and cultural resurgence.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 538
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Frederick E. Hoxie is Swanlund Professor of History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and the author of several books, including The People: A History of Native America . Jay T. Nelson is a program assistant at the D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History, the Newberry Library.

introduction
Chronology
Agency Amid Conquest, 1850-1900
"The Navajos at Bosque Redondo: Cooperation, Resistance, and Initiative, 1864-1868"
"Crazy Horse and the End of the Great Sioux War"
"I See What I Have Done: The Life and Murder Trial of Xwelas, A S'Klallam Woman"
Reservation Cultures, 1880-1930
"Signatures and Thumbprints: Ethnicity among the White Earth Anishinaabeg, 1889-1920"
"Naaly�h� B�-Hooghan--House of Merchandise: The Navajo Trading Post as an Institution of Cultural Change, 1900-1930"
"The Birth of the Reservation: Making the Modern Individual Among the Lakota"
Gender and Culture Change
"'Right in the Midst of My Own People': Native American Women and the Field Matron Program,"
"'If We Get the Girls, We Get the Race': Missionary Education of Native American Girls"
"Making Savages of Us All: White Women, Pueblo Indians, and the Controversy Over Indian Dances in the 1920s"
Religious Innovation and Survival
"Reservation Leadership and the Progressive-Traditional Dichotomy: William Wash and the Northern Utes, 1865-1928"
"Red Lilac of the Cayugas: Traditional Indian Law and Culture Conflict in a Witchcraft Trial in Buffalo, New York, 1930"
"Shamanism and Christianity: Modern Tlingit Elders Look at the Past"
Cultural and Political Transformations, 1900-1950
"Exploring a Cultural Borderland: Native American Journeys of Discovery in the Early Twentieth Century"
"The Tribal Reorganization of the Stockbridge-Munsee: Essential Conditions in the Re-Creation of a Native American Community, 1930-1942"
"Jim Crow in Alaska: The Passage of the Alaska Equal Rights Act of 1945"
Indian Activism and Cultural Resurgence
"American Indian Ethnic Renewal: Politics and the Resurgence of Identity"
"'We Don't Want Your Rations, We Want This Dance': The Changing Use of Song and Dance on the Southern Plains"
"The Bloody Wake of Alcatraz: Political Repression of the American Indian Movement During the 1970s"
"Riding the Paper Tiger"
Perspectives on Native America, 2000
"Our Lives Have Been Transmuted, Changed Forever"
"Research, Redskins, and Reality"
"Gaming and Recent American Indian Economic Development"
"Native Americans in America: A Theoretical and Historical Overview"
Further Reading
Notes on Contributors
Permissions
Acknowledgements
Index