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Reimagining Indian country : native American migration & identity in twentieth-century Los Angeles

Author: Nicolas G Rosenthal
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
Series: First peoples (2010)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For decades, most American Indians have lived in cities, not on reservations or in rural areas. Still, scholars, policymakers, and popular culture often regard Indians first as reservation peoples, living apart from non-Native Americans. In this book, Nicolas Rosenthal reorients our understanding of the experience of American Indians by tracing their migration to cities, exploring the formation of urban Indian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rosenthal, Nicolas G., 1974-
Reimagining Indian country.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011047233
(OCoLC)756594407
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas G Rosenthal
ISBN: 9780807869994 0807869996 9781469601755 1469601753
OCLC Number: 792684551
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Settling into the city: American Indian migration and urbanization, 1900-1945 --
Representing Indians: American Indian performance and activism in urban American --
From Americanization to self-determination: the Federal Urban Relocation Program --
Postindustrial urban Indians: Life and work in the postwar city --
Being Indian in the city: American Indian urban organizations --
Grassroots Indian activism: the Red Power Movement in urban areas --
Indian country, reimagined: cities, towns, and Indian Reservations into the twenty-first century.
Series Title: First peoples (2010)
Responsibility: Nicolas G. Rosenthal.

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Nicolas Rosenthal reorients our understanding of the experience of American Indians by tracing their migration to cities, exploring the formation of urban Indian communities, and delving into the  Read more...

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