Native Nations Of North America: An Indigenous Perspective

Paperback | March 27, 2014

bySteve Talbot

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Examines Native Americans’ struggles for indigenous rights

 

Native Nations of North America: An Indigenous Perspective, 1/e, establishes a foundation of knowledge by examining the history of selected North American Natives from their perspective. By exploring the past, readers will better understand the struggles of modern-day indigenous peoples. Author Steven Talbot addresses many of the struggles and achievements for indigenous rights, including the goals of treaty rights, nationhood, and sovereignty.

 

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Examines Native Americans’ struggles for indigenous rights   Native Nations of North America: An Indigenous Perspective, 1/e, establishes a foundation of knowledge by examining the history of selected North American Natives from their perspective. By exploring the past, readers will better understand the struggles of modern-d...

STEVE TALBOT received a master’s degree in anthropology and community development in 1967 from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1974. In the early 1960s he was an American Friends Service Committee fieldworker in Indian community development on the San Carlos Apache ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.9 × 7.9 × 0.4 inPublished:March 27, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

I. INTRODUCTION: THE INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVE.

II. HIDDEN HERITAGE: THE IROQUOIS AND THE EVOLUTION OF DEMOCRACY. 

III. GREED AND GENOCIDE: CALIFORNIA INDIANS AND THE GOLD RUSH.

IV. SPIRITUALITY AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM: THE LAKOTA AND THE MEANING OF WOUNDED KNEE.

V. RELOCATION AS ETHNIC CLEANSING: THE NAVAJO-HOPI “LAND DISPUTE.”

VI. BIRTH, DEATH, AND RESURRECTION OF AN INDIAN REPUBLIC: THE CHEROKEE NATION OF OKLAHOMA.

VII. CRIMINALIZATION OF THE INDIAN: NORTHWEST FISHING RIGHTS AND THE CASE OF DAVID SOHAPPY.

VIII. INTERNAL COLONIZATION: NATIVE HAWAIIANS AND THE SOVEREIGNTY MOVEMENT.

IX. FIRST NATIONS: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS ISSUES IN CANADA.

X. EXPERIMENT IN “RED” CAPITALISM: OIL V. ALASKA NATIVE SUBSISTENCE RIGHTS.

XI. THE TROUBLE WITH STEREOTYPES: NATIVE NATIONS AND THE URBAN TRADITION.

Editorial Reviews

"A good selection of informative case studies that provide insight into a broad range of issues that have confronted Native peoples in the past and present challenges to them in the present." - Stephen Saraydar, State University of New York, Oswego   “The writing level of this text is advanced - it is well-written and presented, highly detailed, and clear/well-organized.” - Katharine Woodhouse-Beyer, Rutgers University - New Brunswick   "Provides examples from across the North American continent, from historical times down to the present." - Robert Hill, Tulane University   “Talbot admirably addresses controversies and disagreements between and among Indians and scholars . . . this does not prevent him from a well-rounded presentation of multiple perspectives.” - Joseph Wilson, University of New Haven   "I love how this book addresses social justice issues by using historic and contemporary information. Also linking it to theory is a bonus. Great work. I highly recommend this book.” - Tamara Cheshire, Sacramento City College