Native Historians Write Back: Decolonizing American Indian History

Native Historians Write Back: Decolonizing American Indian History

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Author / Contributor(s): Susan a Miller, James Riding in
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
Date: 2011

Trade paperback (US). 280p.
6.10 in. x 9.10 in.

Condition: NEW

No matter what you know about Lewis and Clark, the Hopi Snake Dance, the occupation of Wounded Knee village, or the Seminole Freedmen claim, you have never before seen those and myriad other historic episodes from these perspectives. In this first-of-its-kind anthology, American Indian scholars examine crucial events in their own nations' histories. On the one hand, these writers represent diverse tribal perspectives. On the other, they share a unifying point of view grounded in ancestral wisdom: the Cosmos is a live being, Earth is our Mother, the North American tribes are engaged in national liberation struggles, and Indigenous realities are as viable as any other. Fanciful? Read this book and see whether you still think so. Also 04 Activeable in cloth $65.00s ISBN 978-0-89672-732-8