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The heartbeat of Wounded Knee : native America from 1890 to the present

Author: David Treuer
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The received idea of Native American history--as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee--has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U.S. Cavalry, the sense was, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in Minnesota,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: NON - FICTION
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Treuer, David.
Heartbeat of Wounded Knee.
New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2019]
(DLC) 2018018371
(OCoLC)1075513969
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Treuer
ISBN: 9780698160811 0698160819 9781472154941 1472154940
OCLC Number: 1083265992
Awards: Short-listed for National Book Awards for Non-Fiction 2019 (UK)
Short-listed for LA Times Book Prize 2020 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (512 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Narrating the apocalypse : 10,000 BCE-1890 --
Purgatory : 1891-1934 --
Fighting life : 1914-1945 --
Moving on up, termination and relocation : 1945-1970 --
Becoming Indian : 1970-1990 --
Boom city : tribal capitalism in the twenty-first century --
Digital Indians : 1990-2018.
Responsibility: David Treuer.

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A sweeping history - and counter-narrative - of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present.  Read more...

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Almost 130 years on from that massacre in the snow of South Dakota, Treuer finds that the Indian heart is still beating, and its people are finding ways to be not just in America, but of America. * Read more...

 
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