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We will always be here : native peoples on living and thriving in the South

We will always be here : native peoples on living and thriving in the South

Author: Denise E Bates
Publisher: Gainesville ; Tallahassee ; Tampa ; Boca Raton : University Press of Florida, [2016]
Series: Other southerners.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Adding to the growing scholarship on Native history in the American South, Denise Bates here gathers first-hand views from current tribal leaders and activists who are on the front lines of modern debates over identity and sovereignty.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise E Bates
ISBN: 9780813062631 0813062632
OCLC Number: 913057819
Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Growing up Indian in a southern context --
The ballad of the Choctawhatchee River: ripples from our past / Nanette Sconiers Pupalaikis --
Muscogee lifeways in Central Georgia / Stan Cartwright --
My family's legacy / Patricia Easterwood --
Hiding my Indian identity / Wanda Light Tully --
Growing up Mowa Choctaw / Framon Weaver --
The sacrifices we made for our education / Kenneth Adams --
Showdown at Bayou Pointe-Aux-Chien / Charles "Chuckie" Verdin --
Racism in New Brockton, Alabama / Nancy Wright Carnley --
Poarch Creek Family's educational journey over three generations / Otha, Marie, Pauline, Nathan, Karla, and Kaci Martin --
We will forever remain Coushatta and we will always be here / Ernest Sickey --
The politics of history and identity --
A rebirth on the Chowan / Marvin T. Jones --
Speaking for my ancestors / Shoshone Peguese-Elmardi --
From Cherokee to Chowanoke: discovering the North Carolina Algonquians / Lars Adams --
The Chowanoke Indian resurgence / Doug Patterson --
Jamestown 2007: a Native American perspective / Kenneth Adams --
Eastern creeks and the persistence of identity / Hodalee Scott Sewell --
To be or not to be a "wannabe" / Tony Mack McClure --
Jim Crowfeather in Indian country / Cedric Sunray --
Cultural grounding --
In my mother's hands / Brooke Bauer --
Nerataya: spirit of the deer and passing the gifts of the Tunica-Biloxi / Donna Pierite, Jean-Luc Pierite, and Elisabeth Pierite-Mora --
Reawakening our warrior tradition / Harold Comby --
Te-lah-nay's wall / Tom Hendrix --
In the eye of Isaac / Michael T. Mayheart Dardar --
Being the Indians we were made to be / Marcus Briggs-Cloud --
Generations within the circle / Marvin "Marty" Richardson --
Putting the "community" back into my Jena Choctaw community / Dana Chapman Masters --
Finding my sense of place in my ancestral homeland / Robert Jumper --
Native people should tell their own stories / Robert Caldwell --
Vpuecetv (to dream): my journey to becoming tribal royalty / Megan Young --
At war with herself: artistic reflections of culture and identity / Jessica Osceola --
Moving forward --
A reflection on a lifetime of leadership / Ernest Sickey --
Initiating intertribal efforts in Louisiana / Jeanette Alcon --
The oil companies stole our land / Charles "Chuckie" Verdin --
Finishing what I started / Framon Weaver --
Looking south / Michael T. Mayheart Dardar --
Inauguration speech of Phyliss J. Anderson, first woman chief of the Mississippi Choctaw --
Building an entrepreneurial spirit within tribal nations / David Sickey --
Seeking prosperity and self-determination / Stephanie Bryan --
Defining moments / Malinda Maynor Lowery --
Working toward a healthy future for the Cherokee Nation / Ahli-Sha Stephens --
Native youth in agriculture / Elliott Nichols.
Series Title: Other southerners.
Responsibility: edited by Denise E. Bates ; John David Smith, series editor.


The history of Native Americans in the US South is a turbulent one, rife with conflict and inequality. Since the arrival of Spanish conquistadors in the fifteenth century, Native peoples have  Read more...


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