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Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne 1939-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 198 publications in 3 languages and 7,443 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Treaties  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Author of introduction
Classifications: E76.8, 970.00497
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Most widely held works by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
An indigenous peoples' history of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally-recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of the US settler-colonial regimen has largely been omitted from history. Now historian and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the United States told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples and reveals how Native Americans, for centuries, actively resisted expansion of the US empire. In An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, Dunbar-Ortiz challenges the founding myth of the United States and shows how policy against the Indigenous peoples was colonialist and designed to seize the territories of the original inhabitants, displacing or eliminating them. And as Dunbar-Ortiz reveals, this policy was praised in popular culture, through writers like James Fenimore Cooper and Walt Whitman, and in the highest offices of government and the military. As the genocidal policy reached its zenith under President Andrew Jackson, its ruthlessness was best articulated by US Army general Thomas S. Jesup, who, in 1836, wrote of the Seminoles: "The country can be rid of them only by exterminating them." Spanning more than four hundred years, this classic bottom-up peoples' history radically reframes US history and explodes the silences that have haunted our national narrative."--Publisher's description
"All the real Indians died off" : and 20 other myths about Native Americans by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations. Tracing how these ideas evolved, and drawing from history, the authors disrupt long-held and enduring myths such as: 'Columbus Discovered America'; 'Thanksgiving Proves the Indians Welcomed Pilgrims'; 'Indians Were Savage and Warlike'; 'Europeans Brought Civilization to Backward Indians'; 'The United States Did Not Have a Policy of Genocide'; 'Sports Mascots Honor Native Americans'; 'Most Indians Are on Government Welfare'; 'Indian Casinos Make Them All Rich'; [and] 'Indians Are Naturally Predisposed to Alcohol.' Each chapter deftly shows how these myths are rooted in the fears and prejudice of European settlers and in the larger political agendas of a settler state aimed at acquiring Indigenous land and tied to narratives of erasure and disappearance. Accessibly written and revelatory, "All the Real Indians Died Off" challenges readers to rethink what they have been taught about Native Americans and history."--Publisher's description
The Great Sioux nation : sitting in judgement on America : based on and containing testimony heard at the "Sioux treaty hearing" held December, 1974, in Federal District Court, Lincoln, Nebraska by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loaded : a disarming history of the Second Amendment by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America loves guns. From Daniel Boone and Jesse James, to the NRA and Seal Team 6, gun culture has colored the lore, shaped the law, and protected the market that arms the nation. In Loaded, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz peels away the myths of gun culture to expose the true historical origins of the Second Amendment, revealing the racial undercurrents connecting the earliest Anglo settlers with contemporary gun proliferation, modern-day policing, and the consolidation of influence of armed white nationalists. From the enslavement of Blacks and the conquest of Native America, to the arsenal of institutions that constitute the "gun lobby," Loaded presents a people's history of the Second Amendment, as seen through the lens of those who have been most targeted by guns: people of color. Meticulously researched and thought-provoking throughout, this is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding the historical connections between racism and gun violence in the United States"--Publisher's description
Indians of the Americas : human rights and self-determination by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerned with Native American self-determination, this book proposes that international human rights and the international political systems are the means by which the political aspects of Indian self-determination in North and South America must be achieved. The first half of the book deals with the legal and political status of Indians peoples; the second half involves two case studies. The author shows that what in the 1970s became known as "the new Indian wars," with attacks on Indian rights by the government and transnational corporations, did not simply begin again in that decade but had never ceased. The distinguishing feature of the 1970s was that Indians abandoned their defensive and purely local struggles to take the political offensive on the world stage
Roots of resistance : land tenure in New Mexico, 1680-1980 by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood on the border : a memoir of the contra war by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With Blood on the Border: A Memoir of the Contra War, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz presents the third volume in her critically-acclaimed memoir. In this long-awaited book, she vividly recounts on-the-ground memories of the contra war in Nicaragua, chronicling the US-sponsored terror inflicted on the people of Nicaragua following their 1979 election of the Socialist Sandinistas that ousted Reagan darling and vicious dictator Somoza. The war's opening salvo was the bombing of a Nicaraguan plane in Mexico City by US-backed contras, the plane Dunbar-Ortiz would have been on were it not for a delay. This disarming closeness to the fraught history of the US/Nicaraguan relationship shapes Dunbar-Ortiz's narrative, bringing uncomfortably present the decade-long dirty war that the Reagan administration pursued in Nicaragua against civilian and soldier alike. As with her first two memoirs, in Blood on the Border, Dunbar-Ortiz seamlessly connects the dots not only between the personal and the political, but between recent history and our present moment. Unlike the many commentators who view the September 11, 2001 attacks as the start of the so-called War on Terror, Dunbar-Ortiz offers firsthand testimony on battles waged much earlier. While her rich political analysis of this history bears the mark of a trained historian, she also writes from her perspective as an intrepid activist who spent months at a time throughout the 1980s in the war-torn country, especially in the remote Mosquitia region where the indigenous Miskitu people were viciously assailed and nearly wiped out by CIA-trained contra mercenaries. She makes painfully clear the connections between what many US Americans only remember vaguely as the Iran-Contra "affair" and current US aggression in the Americas, the Middle East, and around the world. Clearly this will be a book valuable not only for students of Latin American history, but also for anyone who is interested in better understanding the violent turmoil of our world today."--Publisher's website
The Miskito Indians of Nicaragua by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots of resistance : a history of land tenure in New Mexico by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indigenous peoples' history of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Recording )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of the U.S. settler-colonial regimen has largely been omitted from history. This book challenges the founding myth of the United States and show how policy against the indigenous peoples was colonialist and designed to seize the territories of the original inhabitants, displacing or eliminating them. As Dunbar-Ortiz reveals, this policy was praised in popular culture and in the highest offices of government and the military. Spanning more than four hundred years, this classic bottom-up peoples' history radically reframes U.S. history and explodes the silences that have haunted our national narrative
Cointelpro 101( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illegal surveillance, disruption, and outright murder committed by the U.S. government in the '50s, '60s, and '70s is exposed. Many of these crimes are still unknown. Through interviews with activists who experienced these abuses first-hand, and with rare historical footage, the film provides an educational introduction to a period of intense repression that draws relevant lessons for present and future movements. Includes interviews with Muhammad Ahmad, Bob Boyle, Kathleen Cleaver, Ward Churchill, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Priscilla Falcon, Geronimo Ji-Jaga Pratt, Jose Lopez, Francisco "Kiko" Martinez, Lucy Rodriguez, Ricardo Romero, Akinyele Umoja, and Laura Whitehorn
American Indian energy resources and development( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cuestión miskita en la revolución nicaragüense by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land tenure in northern New Mexico : an historical perspective by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All the real Indians died off" : and 20 other myths about native Americans by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations. Tracing how these ideas evolved, and drawing from history, the authors disrupt long-held and enduring myths such as: - "Columbus Discovered America"--"Thanksgiving Proves the Indians Welcomed Pilgrims" - "Indians Were Savage and Warlike" - "Europeans Brought Civilization to Backward Indians" - "The United States Did Not Have a Policy of Genocide" - "Sports Mascots Honor Native Americans" Each chapter deftly shows how these myths are rooted in the fears and prejudice of European settlers and in the larger political agendas of a settler state aimed at acquiring Indigenous land and tied to narratives of erasure and disappearance. Accessibly written and revelatory, All the Real Indians Died Off challenges listeners to rethink what they have been taught about Native Americans and history
Lucy Parsons : freedom, equality & solidarity : writings & speeches, 1878-1937 by Lucy E Parsons( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mob action against the state : collected speeches from the Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair by Lawrence Ferlinghetti( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Joyce and the tradition of anti-colonial revolution by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El caso miskito = The Miskitu case by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaw woman : a memoir of the war years, 1960-1975 by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1968, the author became a founding member of the early women's liberation movement. Along with a small group of dedicated women, she produced the seminal journal series, No More Fun and Games. She was also a dedicated anti-war activist and organizer throughout the 1960s and 1970s. During the war years she was a fiery, indefatigable public speaker on issues of patriarchy, capitalism, imperialism, and racism. She worked in Cuba with the Venceremos Brigade, and formed associations with other revolutionaries across the spectrum of radical and underground politics, including the SDS, the Weather Underground, the Revolutionary Union, and the African National Congress. But unlike the majority of those in the New Left, she grew up poor, female, and part-Indian in rural Oklahoma, and she often found herself at odds not only with the ruling class but also with the Left and with the women's movement. Her odyssey from dust-bowl poverty to the urban radical fringes of the New Left gives a working-class, feminist perspective on a time and a movement which forever changed American society. -- From book jacket
 
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Roots of resistance : land tenure in New Mexico, 1680-1980
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Blood on the border : a memoir of the contra warRoots of resistance : a history of land tenure in New MexicoCointelpro 101Lucy Parsons : freedom, equality & solidarity : writings & speeches, 1878-1937Mob action against the state : collected speeches from the Bay Area Anarchist Book FairOutlaw woman : a memoir of the war years, 1960-1975Red dirt : growing up Okie
Alternative Names
Dunbar Oritz, Roxanne 1939-

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne

Dunbar Ortiz, Roxanne 1938-

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne 1939-

Dunbar, Roxanne 1939-

Dunbar, Roxanne Amanda 1939-

Ortiz, Roxanne D.

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Ortiz, Rozanne Dunbar 1939-

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz American historian

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Amerikaans historica

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz historiadora estadounidense

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz historienne américaine

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Languages
English (138)

Spanish (8)

French (1)