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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Arlene B Hirschfelder
|Description:||192 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps. ; 29 cm.|
|Contents:||A conflict of cultures : ancestral times to 1850s (Ancestral native life - The spirit world - Native voice : Black Elk - European penetration - First European contacts - Indian removals - Native voice: Tecumseh - Nature's harvest - Indian homelands disrupted - Opening up the West - Arrival of the missionaries - A traditional Indian childhood) - Dispossession and loss: 1780s to 1860s (Time for talking - Native voice: Harold Cardinal - Indians in the Civil War - the Santee Dakota revolt - Native voice: Little Crow - Massacre at Sand Creek - The Navajo Long Walk - Native voice: Manuelito) War against native peoples: 1860s to 1890s (Southern plains conflict - The staff of life - War for the northern plains - Battles for the west - Battle of the Little Bighorn - Wild west myths - Canada past and present - The Riel Rebellions - Native voice: Louis Riel - Wars for the West - Native voice: Sarah Winnemucca - The Nez Percé War - Apaches hold out - Native voice: Eskiminzin - Carving up reservations - Native voice: Carl Sweezy - Boarding schools - The end of armed resistance - Native voice: American Horse) - Resurgence and renewal: 1900 to present day (Life on the reservations - Native voice: Pretty-Shield - struggle for a New Deal - On military service - Termination and relocation - Trading an image - the march of Red Power - Native voice: Adam Fortunate Eagle - The fight continues - Homelands in the US today - Contemporary Indian life - Native voice: Wilma Mankiller - Revitalized cultures - Native voice: Ella Deloria)|
|Responsibility:||Arlene Hirschfelder ; [foreword by Beverly M. Wright].|