Native American testimony: a chronicle of Indian-white relations from prophecy to the present, 1492-2000

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Penguin, 1999 - History - 506 pages
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Revised to bring this important chronicle to the end of the millennium, anthropologist Peter Nabokov presents a history of Native American and white relations as seen though Indian eyes and told through Indian voices. Beginning with the Indians' first encounters with European explorers, traders, missionaries, settlers, and soldiers to the challenges confronting Native American culture today, Native American Testimony is a series of powerful and moving documents spanning five hundred years of interchange between the two peoples. Drawing from a wide range of sources -- traditional narratives, Indian autobiographies, government transcripts, firsthand interviews, and more -- Nabokov has assembled a remarkably rich and vivid collection, representing nothing less than an alternate history of North America.

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Contents

PREMONITIONS AND PROPHECIES
3
Visitors from Heaven
10
Their Wondrous Works and Ways
21
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Becky Matthews teaches history at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Peter Nabokov is Professor of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California at Los Angeles. He is the author of "Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior" (Nebraska 1982) and other works.

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