Road on Which We Came A History of the Western Shoshone

ISBN-10: 0874805090

ISBN-13: 9780874805093

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Steven J. Crum

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A hundred forty years ago, the Western Shoshone occupied a vast area of present-day Nevada—from Idaho in the north to Death Valley in the south. Today, the Newe hold a fraction of their former territory, still practicing native lifeways while accepting many aspect of American culture. Their story deserves telling.The Road on Which We Cameis the first comprehensive history of the Great Basin Shoshone. Written by historian Steven Crum, an enrolled tribal member, this book presents the Shoshone as an active force in their own history, effectively adapting to harsh physical environment, defending their territory in the nineteenth century, and working to modify or reject assimilationists policy in the present.Noting that Native American history did not end with Wounded Knee, Crum gives substantial attention to twentieth-century events up to 1990 and emphasizes that in every period tribal actions can be characterized by a plurality of voices and opinions. 
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 4/6/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Maps
Preface
The Native Way of Life
Warfare and Adjustment The Western Shoshone And the Americans 1848-1880
The Western Shoshone Reservation (duck Valley 1880-1933
The Nonreservation Shoshone 1880-1933
The Western Shoshone And The New Deal 1933-1941
From the New Deal To Termination 19417-1960
Recent Western Shoshone History 1960-1990
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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