Parading through history : the making of the Crow nation in America, 1805-1935 / Frederick E. Hoxie.

This volume provides a history of the Crow Indians that demonstrates the link between their nineteenth-century nomadic life and their modern existence. The Crows not only weathered and withstood the dislocation and conquest that was visited upon them after 1805, but acted in the midst of these event...

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Main Author: Hoxie, Frederick E., 1947-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series:Cambridge studies in North American Indian history.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Why are there no Indians in the twentieth century?
  • pt. 1. Into history, 1805-1890. 1. Immigration in reverse. 2. Parading into history. 3. Life in a tightening circle. 4. Refugees at the agency. 5. A new home
  • pt. 2. Making a nation, 1890-1920. 6. Searching for structure: Crow families in transition. 7. New gods in Crow country: the development of religious pluralism. 8. Leaders in a new arena. 9. Making a living: the Crow economy, 1890-1920
  • pt. 3. Being Crow, 1920-1935. 10. Stability and dependency in the 1920s. 11. "Standing for rights": the Crow rejection of the Indian Reorganization Act. 12. Crows and other Americans.