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Arapahoe politics, 1851-1978 : symbols in crises of authority

Author: Loretta Fowler
Publisher: Lincoln [Neb.] : University of Nebraska Press, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores how, in response to the realities of domination by Americans, the Arapahoes have avoided serious factional divisions and have succeeded in legitimizing new authority through the creation and  Read more...


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Fowler, Loretta, 1944-
Arapahoe politics, 1851-1978.
Lincoln [Neb.] : University of Nebraska Press, ©1982
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Loretta Fowler
ISBN: 0803219563 9780803219564 0803268629 9780803268623
OCLC Number: 7554180
Description: xx, 373 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: "They held up their hands": War chiefs and friendly chiefs, 1851-77 --
"Others tell me what I am to say": Chieftainship in the reservation context, 1878-1907 --
"Getting along well": The old council, 1908-36 --
"The old Indians and the schoolboys": The new council, 1937-64 --
"What they issue you": Political economy at Wind river --
"To make a name": The cultural context of contemporary leadership --
"Beware of the stranger and his strange ways": The evolution of political symbols, 1851-1978.
Responsibility: Loretta Fowler ; foreword by Fred Eggan.
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