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Native Americans

Author: Arlene B Hirschfelder
Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley Pub., 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Features major events and figures in Native American history, from the first contact with Europeans to Native Americans' role in contemporary society, and explains their religious beliefs and customs.
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Genre/Form: Chronology
History
Chronologie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene B Hirschfelder
ISBN: 078945162X 9780789451620
OCLC Number: 42475942
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].

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Features major events and figures in Native American history, from the first contact with Europeans to Native Americans' role in contemporary society, and explains their religious beliefs and customs.

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