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Militarization of Indian Country

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ISBN-10: 193806500X

ISBN-13: 9781938065002

Edition: 2012

Authors: Winona LaDuke, Sean Cruz

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When it became public that Osama bin Laden's death was announced with the phrase "Geronimo, EKIA!" many Native people, including Geronimo's descendants, were insulted to discover that the name of a Native patriot was used as a code name for a world-class terrorist. Geronimo descendant Harlyn Geronimo explained, "Obviously to equate Geronimo with Osama bin Laden is an unpardonable slander of Native America and its most famous leader." The Militarization of Indian Country illuminates the historical context of these negative stereotypes, the long political and economic relationship between the military and Native America, and the environmental and social consequences. This book addresses the…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
Publication date: 3/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 110
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Barbara Alice Mann is a lecturer in the English department at the University of Toledo and the author ofGeorge Washington’s War on Native America. nbsp; Winona LaDuke is a Native American activist and the author ofRecovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming.

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
The Military and the People
The Military and the Economy
The Military and the Land
The Military and the Future
Learn More about Military Impacts on Native America
Notes