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Urban American Indians free pdf An outstanding resource for contemporary American Indians as well as students and scholars interested in community and ethnicity, this book dispels the myth that all American Indians live on reservations and are plagued with problems, and serves to illustrate a unique, dynamic model of community formation. * Presents information on an important topic-the growing number of American Indians living in urban areas-and sheds light on cultural problems within the United States that are largely unknown to the average American * Familiarizes readers with the policies of the U.S. federal government that created diasporas, removals, reservations, and relocations for American Indians * Encourages readers to consider fresh perspectives on urban American histories and exposes readers to a thorough analysis of colonial space, race, resistance, and cultural endurance * Written by expert scholars and civic leaders who are themselves American Indian

About Donna Martinez

Donna Martinez (Cherokee), PhD, is professor and chair of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado Denver. Grace Sage Musser (Oneida Nation of Indians of Wisconsin), PhD, is adjunct faculty at the University of Denver. Darius Lee Smith (Navajo/Black) serves as director of the Denver Anti-Discrimination Office, where he facilitates resolution of civil rights discrimination complaints by utilizing the indigenous method of "peacemaking": resolving conflict/disputes by using common sense principles and encouraging ethical settlements. Polly Nordstrand (Hopi) is working towards completing her doctorate in the history of art and visual studies at Cornell University with focus on indigenous art history and comparative modernities.

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Author : Donna Martinez
Publisher : Praeger Publishers Inc
Data Published :
ISBN : 1440832072
EAN : 9781440832079
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 210 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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