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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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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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