Native American Women

Native American Women

Author: Gretchen M. Bataille


ISBN: 1138994375


Page: 412

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This A-Z reference contains 275 biographical entries on Native American women, past and present, from many different walks of life. Written by more than 70 contributors, most of whom are leading American Indian historians, the entries examine the complex and diverse roles of Native American women in contemporary and traditional cultures. This new edition contains 32 new entries and updated end-of-article bibliographies. Appendices list entries by area of woman's specialization, state of birth, and tribe; also includes photos and a comprehensive index.
Native Americans Today
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Bruce Elliott Johansen
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Presents the lives of one hundred influential Native Americans from the late-19th century up to the present, including politicians, artists, jounalists, lawyers, activists, writers, and religious leaders.
Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 868
Authors: Russell M. Lawson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-02 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This essential reference examines the history, culture, and modern tribal concerns of American Indians in North America. • Sidebars with additional information, resources, and primary source excerpts • Contributions from top scholars in the field • Bibliographies at the end of each essay for additional research
A Line of Blood and Dirt
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Assistant Professor of History Benjamin Hoy, Benjamin Hoy
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"This book examines the creation and enforcement of Canada United States border from 1775 until 1939. Built with Indigenous labour and on top of Indigenous land, the border was born in conflict. Federal administrators used deprivation, starvation, and coercion to displace Indigenous communities and undermine their conceptions of territory and
Preserving Their Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Tammy Gagne
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09 - Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.

Long before the Pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock, even before Christopher Columbus discovered America, the land we call North America was already the home of millions of people. Comprised of numerous different tribes, the descendants of these earliest American settlers live throughout the United States today. The cultures of
Sherman Alexie
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Liz Sonneborn
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-15 - Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

Sherman Alexie won the 2007 National Book Award for young people’s literature with his acclaimed novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. The novel was inspired by the problems, struggles, and occasional triumphs he experienced as a teenager. Alexie had a long career before writing a YA novel.