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Red Power Rising The National Indian Youth Council and the Origins of Native Activism

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ISBN-10: 0806143657

ISBN-13: 9780806143651

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bradley G. Shreve, Shirley Hill Witt

List price: $19.95
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Uncovers the origins of the Red Power movementDuring the 1960s, American Indian youth were swept up in a movement called Red Power--a civil rights struggle fueled by intertribal activism. While some define the movement as militant and others see it as peaceful, there is one common assumption about its history: Red Power began with the Indian takeover of Alcatraz in 1969. Or did it?In this groundbreaking book, Bradley G. Shreve sets the record straight by tracing the origins of Red Power further back in time: to the student activism of the National Indian Youth Council (NIYC), founded in Gallup, New Mexico, in 1961. Unlike other 1960s and '70s activist groups that challenged the fundamental…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 6/19/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English