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"All the real Indians died off" : and 20 other myths about Native Americans / Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library 970.0049 DUN (Text) 33500012321675 Main Checked out 12/16/2020
Mahnomen Public Library 970.0049 DUN (Text) 33500012761292 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807062654 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0807062650 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780807062661 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 0807062669 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: xi, 208 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
MN American Indian literature.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-208).
Formatted Contents Note:
All the real Indians died off -- Indians were the first immigrants to the western hemisphere -- Columbus discovered America -- Thanksgiving proves the Indians welcomed the pilgrims -- Indians were savage and warlike -- Indians should move on and forget the past -- Europeans brought civilization to the backward Indians -- The United States did not have a policy of genocide -- US presidents were benevolent or at least fair-minded toward Indians -- The only real Indians are full-bloods, and they are dying off -- The United States gave Indians their reservations -- Indians are wards of the state -- Sports mascots honor Native Americans -- Native American culture belongs to all Americans -- Most Indians are on government welfare -- Indian casinos make them all rich -- Indians are anti-science -- Indians are naturally predisposed to alcoholism -- What's the problem with thinking of Indian women as princesses or squaws? -- Native Americans can't agree on what to be called -- Indians are victims and deserve our sympathy.
Author Notes

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of a tenant farmer and part-Indian mother, and has been active in the international Indigenous movement for more than four decades. She is the author or editor of eight other books, including An Indigenous Peoples&; History of the United States, which was a recipient of the 2015 American Book Award. Dunbar-Ortiz lives in San Francisco.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker (Colville Confederated Tribes) is an award-winning journalist and columnist at Indian Country Today Media Network. A writer and researcher in Indigenous studies, she is currently a research associate and associate scholar at the Center for World Indigenous Studies. She lives in San Clemente, CA.

Subject: Indians of North America > Historiography.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies.
HISTORY / Native American.
Indians of North America > Historiography.
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