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Living In Two Worlds

Author : Charles Alexander Eastman
ISBN : 9781933316765
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The importance of Eastman's life story was reiterated for a new generation when the 2007 HBO film entitled Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee used Eastman, played by Adam Beach, as its leading hero. This book presents an account of the American Indian experience as seen through the eyes of the author.

Native North Americans In Literature For Youth

Author : Alice Crosetto
ISBN : 9780810891906
Genre : Reference
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This reference volume lists hundreds of resources—books, Internet sites, and media titles—that will assist K-12 students and educators to learn about North American Natives. These appropriate and quality resources are subdivided into chapters covering geographic regions, history, religions, social life, customs and traditions, Nations, oral tradition, biographies, and fiction.

Genocide Of The Mind

Author : MariJo Moore
ISBN : 9780786750313
Genre : Political Science
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After five centuries of Eurocentrism, many people have little idea that Native American tribes still exist, or which traditions belong to what tribes. However over the past decade there has been a rising movement to accurately describe Native cultures and histories. In particular, people have begun to explore the experience of urban Indians—individuals who live in two worlds struggling to preserve traditional Native values within the context of an ever-changing modern society. In Genocide of the Mind, the experience and determination of these people is recorded in a revealing and compelling collection of essays that brings the Native American experience into the twenty-first century. Contributors include: Paula Gunn Allen, Simon Ortiz, Sherman Alexie, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Maurice Kenny, as well as emerging writers from different Indian nations.

American Indian Higher Educational Experiences

Author : Terry E. Huffman
ISBN : 1433100827
Genre : Education
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"American Indian Higher Educational Experiences" examines the multiple ways sixty-nine American Indian college students construct and use their ethnic identity while enrolled in a predominantly non-Indian university. Although their cultural backgrounds and orientations differ widely, for all of these sixty-nine students, there exists a profound connection between how they view their personal ethnicity and how they interpret their experiences in academia.

Encyclopedia Of American Indian Literature

Author : Jennifer McClinton-Temple
ISBN : 9781438120874
Genre : American literature
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American Indians have produced some of the most powerful and lyrical literature ever written in North America. Encyclopedia of American Indian Literature covers the field from the earliest recorded works to some of today's most exciting writers. This encyclopedia features the most respected, widely read, and influential American Indian writers to date. --publisher description.

American Indians And The Urban Experience

Author : Kurt Peters
ISBN : 9780585386362
Genre : History
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Modern American Indian life is urban, rural, and everything in-between. Lobo and Peters have compiled an unprecedented collection of innovative scholarship, stunning art, poetry, and prose that documents American Indian experiences of urban life. A pervasive rural/urban dichotomy still shapes the popular and scholarly perceptions of Native Americans, but this is a false expression of a complex and constantly changing reality. When viewed from the Native perspectives, our concepts of urbanity and approaches to American Indian studies are necessarily transformed. Courses in Native American studies, ethnic studies, anthropology, and urban studies must be in step with contemporary Indian realities, and American Indians and the Urban Experience will be an absolutely essential text for instructors. This powerful combination of path-breaking scholarship and visual and literary arts—from poetry and photography to rap and graffiti—will be enjoyed by students, scholars, and a general audience. A Choice Outstanding Academic Book.

Reference Encyclopedia Of The American Indian

Author : Barry T. Klein
ISBN : 0915344777
Genre : Social Science
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Viola Martinez California Paiute

Author : Diana Meyers Bahr
ISBN : 080613514X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Native American woman who endured forced assimilation in an Indian boarding school shares her story of living between two worlds--Indian and white. (Biography)

Between Indian And White Worlds

Author : Margaret Connell Szasz
ISBN : 0806133856
Genre : Social Science
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Cultural boundaries exist wherever cultures encounter one another. During centuries of contact between native peoples and others in America, countless intermediaries–artists, students, traders, interpreters, political figures, authors, even performers–have bridged the divide. Between Indian and White Worlds: The Cultural Broker provides a new understanding of the role of these mediation in North America from 1690 to the present. Cultural brokers have shared certain qualities–in particular a thorough understanding of two of more cultures. Living on the edge of change and conflict, they have responded to evolving and unstable circumstances or alliances with a flexibility born of their determination to bring understanding to disparate peoples. No composite portrait can encompass the complexity of the brokerage experience. To convey the many roles of these intermediaries, editor Margaret Connell Szasz has brought together fourteen distinct portraits, crafted by prominent scholars of Indian-white relations, of brokers across the continent and throughout three centuries of American history–in the colonial world, during the expansion of the republic, in the Wild West, and in the twentieth century. This fascinating and inspiring collection speaks eloquently of life on the cultural frontier. Key figures in our pluralistic heritage, cultural brokers are no less important today, as society continues to struggle with diversity.

Health Promotion And Substance Abuse Prevention Among American Indian And Alaska Native Communities Issues In Cultural Competence

Author : CSAP Cultural Competence Series 9 Special Collaborative Edition
ISBN : STANFORD:24504410462
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