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The Native American almanac : a portrait of Native America today

Author: Arlene B Hirschfelder; Martha Kreipe De Montaño
Publisher: USA : Macmillan, 1998, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Comprehensive, authoritative, and timely, here is a wide-ranging portrait of America's indigenous peoples, combining information about their history and traditions with insight into the topics that most affect their lives today. From the upheaval of first contacts to the policies of removal to contemporary issues of self-determination, this useful source book provides information on all aspects of Native American
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
History
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene B Hirschfelder; Martha Kreipe De Montaño
ISBN: 0028630033 9780028630038
OCLC Number: 40636103
Notes: Originally published: New York : Prentice Hall General Reference, 1993.
Description: x, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical overview of relations between Native Americans and whites in the United States --
Native Americans today --
Supreme Court decisions affecting Native Americans --
Treaties --
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service --
Tribal governments by Robert Lyttle --
Languages --
Education --
Religion --
Games and sports --
Artists --
Film and video arts by Elizabeth Weatherford --
Voices of communication --
Employment, income, and economic development --
Native Americans and military service.
Responsibility: Arlene Hirschfelder, Martha Kreipe de Montaño.

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Featuring more than 100 photos and maps and dozens of sidebars and fact boxes, this detailed chronology of Native American history also lists Native American sites from coast to coast. Index.  Read more...

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