American Indian activism : Alcatraz to the longest walk

The American Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island was the catalyst for a more generalized movement in which Native Americans from across the country have sought redress of grievances as they continue their struggle for survival and sovereignty. In this volume, some of the dominant scholars in the fi...

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Contributors: Johnson, Troy R., Nagel, Joane., Champagne, Duane.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1997.
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Summary: The American Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island was the catalyst for a more generalized movement in which Native Americans from across the country have sought redress of grievances as they continue their struggle for survival and sovereignty. In this volume, some of the dominant scholars in the field join to chronicle and analyze Native American activism of the 1960s and 1970s. The book also provides extended background and historical analysis of the Alcatraz takeover and discusses its place in contemporary Indian activism.
Item Description: "Chapters 2-16 are reprinted with minor editorial changes from American Indian culture and research journal 18:4 (1994)"--Title page verso.
Physical Description: 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 025202348X
9780252023484
0252066537
9780252066535