This Indian country : American Indian political activists and the place they made /

Most Americans view Indians as people of the past who occupy a position outside the central narrative of American history. It's assumed that Native history has no particular relationship to what is conventionally presented as the story of America. Indians had a history, but theirs was short and...

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Main Author: Hoxie, Frederick E., 1947-
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Penguin Press, 2012.
Series:Penguin history of American life.
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Table of Contents:
  • Erased from the map
  • The first Indian lawyer : James McDonald, Choctaw
  • The mountaintop principality of San Marino : William Potter Ross, Cherokee
  • The Winnemucca rules : Sarah Winnemucca, Paiute
  • The U.S. Court of Claims : the Mille Lacs Ojibwes
  • The good citizenship gun : Thomas Sloan, Omaha
  • Three Indians who didn't live at Taos : Robert Yellowtail, Crow; Alice Jemison, Seneca; and D'Arcy McNickle, Salish
  • Indian American or American Indian? : Vine Deloria, Jr., Sioux
  • Afterword : This Indian country.