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Native American Voices free pdf Native American Voices is a unique collection of works designed to present readers with an exciting view into the diverse field of Native American Studies. Editors Susan Lobo and Steve Talbot incorporate a hemispheric approach that reflects the varied perspectives, histories, and realities of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. The collection contains not only scholarly articles but also journalistic selections, oral history and testimony, songs, poetry, and other documents that bring into focus the multidisciplinary nature of this field. Maps and original artwork provide further context for the selections, and an extensive tribal name index and lists of key terms facilitate both reference and comparative study.

About Susan Lobo

SUSAN LOBO is a consultant emphasizing research, advocacy, and project design, working primarily for American Indian tribes and community organizations in the United States and Central and South America. She has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Arizona and has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, where she was the coordinator of the Center for Latin American Studies. She has also taught Native American studies at the University of California at Davis and environmental studies at Merritt College. Since 1978 she has been the coordinator of the Community History Project archive at Intertribal Friendship House, the American Indian Center in Oakland, California. She was also a producer for many years of the KPFA-FM radio series Living on Indian Time. Her publications include A House of My own: Social Organization in the Squatter Settlements of Lima, Peru (1992)- American Indians and the Urban Experience, co-editor (2000)- Pride of Place: The American Indian Community in the San Francisco Bay Area (2001), and many articles in professional and popular journals. STEVE TALBOT has written several books and many articles dealing with Native Americans, including Roots of Oppression: The American Indian Question (1981). Currently, he is a retired instructor of sociology, anthropology, and Native American Studies at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California, and an adjunct professor of anthropology at Oregon State University, where he continues to teach part-time. He received his master's degree in anthropology and community development in 1967 from the University of Arizona and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1974. In the early 1960s he was a fieldworker in Indian community development for the American Friends Service Committee, and in that capacity he spent three years on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona. He then moved to the San Francisco Bay area, where he served on the board of Oakland's Intertribal Friendship House. Later, as a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley, he was closely associated with Indian student activism on campus, the Alcatraz occupation, and the founding of the Native American Studies program at the university. From 1971 to 1974 he was acting assistant professor of Native American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He has since lectured extensively and has taught Native American Studies courses in Europe and at various universities in the United States. From 1988 to 1990 he was a lecturer in Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis. His major interest today is producing text materials for Native American studies.

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Author : Susan Lobo
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Data Published : 15 December 2000
ISBN : 0130307327
EAN : 9780130307323
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 583 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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