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Author Ball, Dewi Ioan.

Title Competing voices from native America / Dewi Ioan Ball and Joy Porter.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, 2009.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  970.00497 BAL    AVAILABLE
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Description xvii, 445 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Fighting words
Fighting words (Oxford, England)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Origins of the world and 'discovery' -- Spirituality and faith, 1550-1805 -- Land and the environment, 1500s-1810 -- War and revolution, 1675-1800s -- Removal era, 1800s-1840s -- Three key events in Western expansion : Sand Creek (1864), Little Big Horn (1876), and Wounded Knee (1890) -- Era of assimilation and allotment, 1887-1934 -- Indian New Deal era, 1928-1941 -- Termination era, 1945-1970 -- Key events of the Red Power era : Alcatraz (1969), Trail of Broken Treaties and the occupation of the BIA headquarters (1972) and Wounded Knee (1973) -- Leonard Peltier -- Contemporary federal Indian law and jurisdiction -- Indian gaming -- Indian representation, museums and the repatriation of Indian bones -- Endmatter.
Summary A selection of short primary-source accounts from a variety of sources, including newspaper reports, Congressional documents, government documents, and Indian tribal sources, highlighting conflicts and controversies and presenting the opposing views of Native and non-Native Americans.
Subject Indians of North America -- History.
Added Author Porter, Joy, 1967-
ISBN 9781846450167 (alk. paper)
1846450160 (alk. paper)
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