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Native Nations of North America: An Indigenous Perspective, 1st edition

  • Steve Talbot

Published by Pearson (March 27th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

1st edition

Overview

Examines Native Americans’ struggles for indigenous rights

 

Native Nations of North America: An Indigenous Perspective, 1/e, establishes a foundation of knowledge by examining the history of selected North American Natives from their perspective. By exploring the past, readers will better understand the struggles of modern-day indigenous peoples. Author Steven Talbot addresses many of the struggles and achievements for indigenous rights, including the goals of treaty rights, nationhood, and sovereignty.

 

MySearchLab is a part of the Talbot program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students explore Native nations in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app.

 

NOTE: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access card order the ISBN below:

 

0205988628 / 9780205988624 Native Nations of North America: An Indigenous Perspective Plus MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

Package consists of:

0131113895 / 9780131113893 Native Nations of North American: An Indigenous Perspective

0205239927/ 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card

 

Table of contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

I. INTRODUCTION: THE INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVE.

II. HIDDEN HERITAGE: THE IROQUOIS AND THE EVOLUTION OF DEMOCRACY. 

III. GREED AND GENOCIDE: CALIFORNIA INDIANS AND THE GOLD RUSH.

IV. SPIRITUALITY AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM: THE LAKOTA AND THE MEANING OF WOUNDED KNEE.

V. RELOCATION AS ETHNIC CLEANSING: THE NAVAJO-HOPI “LAND DISPUTE.”

VI. BIRTH, DEATH, AND RESURRECTION OF AN INDIAN REPUBLIC: THE CHEROKEE NATION OF OKLAHOMA.

VII. CRIMINALIZATION OF THE INDIAN: NORTHWEST FISHING RIGHTS AND THE CASE OF DAVID SOHAPPY.

VIII. INTERNAL COLONIZATION: NATIVE HAWAIIANS AND THE SOVEREIGNTY MOVEMENT.

IX. FIRST NATIONS: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS ISSUES IN CANADA.

X. EXPERIMENT IN “RED” CAPITALISM: OIL V. ALASKA NATIVE SUBSISTENCE RIGHTS.

XI. THE TROUBLE WITH STEREOTYPES: NATIVE NATIONS AND THE URBAN TRADITION.

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