Indian resilience and rebuilding : indigenous nations in the modern American west
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

2013
Book
Creators
Fixico, Donald Lee.
Description
"This illuminating and comprehensive analysis of Native nation's resilience in the twentieth century demonstrates how Native Americans reinvented themselves, rebuilt their nations, and ultimately became major forces in the United States. Written by Donald L. Fixico, Indian Resilience and Rebuilding, redefines how modern American history can and should be told."

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ISBN
9780816518999; 0816518998; 9780816530649; 0816530645
Contents
Reservation life and land allotments: adaptation to new homelands -- Missionaries and boarding schools: education as a tool -- The Indian New Deal and tribal governments: flexibility of adaptation -- Relocation and urban Indian communities: navigating cultural systems -- Red Power activism, the American Indian movement, and Wounded Knee: the rise of modern Indian leadership -- Political economy and tribal natural resources: resource management -- Indian gaming in the West: Indian entrepreneurship and modern political economy -- Sacred land returns and repatriation: power of federal Indian law.
Notes
Series title: Modern American West
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-269) and index.
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