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Genre/Form: History
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Lindquist, G.E.E. (Gustavus Elmer Emanuel), 1886-1967.
Indian in American life.
New York : Friendship Press, ©1944
(OCoLC)708033513
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G E E Lindquist; Erna Gunther; John H Holst; Flora Warren Seymour; Mark A Dawber
OCLC Number: 717363
Description: xi, 180 pages, [1] leaf of plates : map ; 18 cm
Contents: Foreword / Mark A. Dawber --
The Indian in American life: Contribution to the war effort ; The old hunting economy doomed ; Indian population, past and present ; Not a homogeneous people ; Some current misconceptions ; A plea against false romance ; Subjected to many changes --
Cultural backgrounds / Erna Gunther: Culture areas ; The southeastern tribes ; The eastern woodlands area ; Plains culture traits ; The Plateau culture ; Extension of the Plateau culture ; The Southwest culture area: The Pueblos; The camp-dwellers; Village-dwellers along the Colorado ; The California culture area ; The Northwest Pacific Coast --
Indian-white relations / Flora Warren Seymour: The concentration policy ; The allotment policy ; Indian Act of Canada ; Advent of the leasing system ; Implications of wardship ; Competency commissions established ; The case of the Pawnees ; Assumptions of the new policy ; Revival of tribalism ; A present-day anomaly ; Who is an Indian? --
Adjusting to social change: Change to a land economy ; Transition in Canada ; Progress in agriculture ; Modern trends ; Health and physical well-being ; Peyote--as narcotic and cult ; Social adjustments ; The use of alcohol ; Social and recreational outlets --
Educational developments and trends / John H. Holst: Influence of mission schools ; Off-the-reservation education ; The "outing" system ; The Indian and the public school ; Consolidation and the day school ; "Progressive" education ; Blight of dependency ; Present trends and undertakings ; Education in Alaska ; Future full of challenge --
New life on new trails: the Christian contribution of Indian life: Testimony to Christian contributions ; Evangelism and Christian nurture ; Indian education in Canada ; Medical missions ; Native leadership ; National Fellowship of Indian Workers ; Native participation still lagging ; An Indian mission becomes a church ; Religious work in government schools --
The Indian's part in tomorrow's world: Full participation in American life ; "Is the way back ever the way out?" ; Old Indians speak their minds ; Can tribalism be revived? ; "Not solved by feathers" ; The Christian goal ; The church's task and the new day ; Assumption of obligations ; "The most perplexing element" ; Competition must give way to cooperation ; Province of the Christian missionary ; Leaven of Christianity indispensable --
Appendix: Highlights from the chronology of Protestant missions among North American Indians.
Responsibility: by G.E.E. Lindquist ; with the collaboration of Erna Gunther, John H. Holst, and Flora Warren Seymour ; foreword by Mark A. Dawber.

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