We Are Still Here: American Indians Since 1890 (The American History Series 2nd Edition)

We Are Still Here: American Indians Since 1890 (The American History Series 2nd Edition)

By: Wade Davies (author), Peter Iverson (author)Paperback

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In addition to revisions and updates, the second edition of We Are Still Here features new material, seeing this well-loved American History Series volume maintain its treatment of American Indians in the 20th century while extending its coverage into the opening decades of the 21st century. Provides student and general readers concise and engaging coverage of contemporary history of American Indians contributed by top scholars and instructors in the fieldRepresents an ideal supplement to any U.S. or Native American survey textIncludes a completely up-to-date synthesis of the most current literature in the fieldFeatures a comprehensive Bibliographical Essay that serves to aid student research and writingCovers American Indian history from 1890 through 2013

About Author

Peter Iverson is Regents' Professor of History (Emeritus) at Arizona State University. He is the author, co-author, or editor of more than 12 books, including We Will Secure Our Future: Empowering the Navajo Nation (with Peterson Zah, 2012); Dine: A History of the Navajos (2002); When Indians Became Cowboys (1997); and The Navajo Nation (1983). He has received the Outstanding Doctoral Mentor Award from the Graduate College at Arizona State University and awards for his service to the Navajo Nation and the Ak-Chin Indian Community. Wade Davies is Professor of Native American Studies at the University of Montana. He is the author of Healing Ways: Navajo Health Care in the Twentieth Century (2001), numerous articles on the history of American Indian sports, and is co-editor of American Indian Sovereignty and Law: An Annotated Bibliography (with Richmond L. Clow, 2009).


Acknowledgments for the Second Edition x Introduction 1 1 We Indians Will Be Indians All Our Lives, 1890 1920 10 Disappearing Peoples? 13 Education 19 Religions 28 Land 32 Identities 39 World War I 53 2 Confronting Continuation, 1921 1932 57 Failed Policies 58 Collier and the Pueblo Indians 62 Rights, Opportunities, and Identity 66 Tourism and the Arts 69 Work, Community, and Government 74 Moving Toward Reform 78 3 Initiatives and Impositions, 1933 1940 83 Collier s Perspective 84 Cultural Considerations 87 Education, Health Care, and Land Use 93 The Indian Reorganization Act 97 Alaska and Oklahoma 106 Land Bases and Recognition 107 4 The War, Termination, and the Start of Self-Determination, 1941 1961 112 World War II and Its Consequences 114 The NCAI, the ICC, and Legal Representation 124 The Termination Era 129 Dimensions of Termination 135 Urban Migration and Relocation 143 Toward Self-Determination 147 5 The Struggle for Sovereignty, 1962 1980 151 Restoration 154 Fishing Rights and the Growth of Activism 159 Lands and Recognition 168 Education and Economies 172 Rights and Restrictions 183 Writers, Musicians, and Artists 185 6 We Are All Indians, 1981 1999 190 Native Identity 191 New Voices, New Images 197 Museums and Repatriation 203 Gaming 206 Communities 213 Rights 216 Economies and Education 220 Here to Stay 223 7 Much Work Remains to Be Done, 2000 2013 227 The Museum on the National Mall 229 The Cobell Settlement 231 Evolving Relations 234 Indigenous and International 239 Community Well-Being 243 Education and Revitalization 248 Economies 254 Gaming 259 Recognition 265 Appendix: American Indian Communities 269 Bibliographical Essay 288 Index 311

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118751589
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9781118751589
  • weight: 394
  • ISBN10: 1118751582
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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