The Native American World

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Wiley, 2003 - History - 445 pages
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  • Over 300 entries covering major tribes, languages, prominent individuals, and important historical events
  • Alphabetized for easy use
  • More than 100 illustrations, including period photos, line drawings, and portraits

In this authoritative and comprehensive resource, you'll find detailed information on a vast array of topics related to the Native American World, including

  • American Indian Movement
  • Anasazi
  • Arapaho nation
  • Basket makers
  • Burial grounds
  • Captain Jack
  • Civil Rights Act 1964
  • Crazy Horse
  • Desert-Cochise culture
  • Educational funding
  • French and Indian Wars
  • Geronimo
  • Ghost dance
  • Hiawatha
  • Homestead Act
  • Indian Claims Commission
  • Inuit nation
  • King George?s War
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Modoc Conflict
  • Mojave nation
  • National Indian Youth Council
  • Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act
  • Red Paint people
  • Riel Rebellion
  • Seminole Uprisings
  • Sitting Bull
  • Tecumseh
  • Wounded Knee Massacre
  • Zuni nation

Wiley Desk References are comprehensive, generously illustrated reference works on major historical, cultural, and scientific topics. Their easy-to-use format helps you quickly find just the information you need, while first-person accounts and excerpts from official documents, letters, and other primary sources bring the subject to life. Wiley Desk References give you all the information you need on the subjects that matter most

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About the author (2003)

DONNA HIGHTOWER-LANGSTON, Ph.D., is Chair of the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Colorado, Denver. A former Fulbright scholar, she is also a recipient of the Loft Creative Nonfiction Award. A tribally enrolled Cherokee, Hightower-Langston teaches courses on American Indian Nations, Indigenous Peoples of the Twenty-First Century, and American Indian Women. She has published numerous articles in journals and is a regular speaker at conferences.

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