Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: George Horse Capture
  • 1. Activating Indians into national politics / Ben Nighthorse Campbell
  • PART I: AMERICAN INDIAN IDENTITY
  • 2. Activism: time to change: Native American references in sports / Suzan Shown Harjo
  • 3. What's in a label? Native American identity and the rise of a tradition of racism / Gregory R. Campbell and S. Neyooxet Greymorning
  • 4. Tribal nationalism: the concept of governmental recognition of tribes and the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe / James Parker Shield
  • 5. The Chinook Nation and its struggle for federal recognition / Ray Gardner
  • 6. An overview of Indian populations / C. Matthew Snipp
  • PART II: ART AND EXPRESSION
  • 7. Native art / David Penney
  • 8. Challenges in managing culturally sensitive collections at the National Museum of the American Indian / James Pepper Henry
  • 9. Repatriation in the Twenty-first century: are we still fighting the Skull Wars? / David Hurst Thomas
  • 10. Today's American Indian tribes and their museums / Lisa J. Watt
  • PART III: EDUCATION
  • 11. Indian education: state and federal / Earl J. Barlow
  • 12. What can universities contribute to indigenous language immersion programs? :a case study from Southern California / Margaret Field
  • 13. Observations on a tribal language revitalization program / Darrell Robes Kipp
  • 14. Since Lewis and Clark: are tribal colleges meeting the challenges of the Twenty-first century? / Gerald E. Gipp
  • 15. American Indian issues for the next fifty years / James Shanley
  • 16. The rise and fall of Native American studies in the United States / Duane Champagne
  • PART IV: MEDIA
  • 17. Native news: "somehow" / Mark Trahant
  • 18. Press coverage of American Indian issues / Tim Johnson
  • PART V: POLITICS AND LAW
  • 19. Voting Rights in Indian Country / Janine B. Pease
  • 20. Federal Indian Policy in the Twenty-first Century / Kevin Gover
  • 21. An overview and patterns in federal Indian law / Walter Echo Hawk
  • PART VI: THE ENVIRONMENT AND LAND
  • 22. As long as the water flows: a century of Blackfeet water lost from the St. Mary Canal and the Milk River Drainage / Richmond Clow
  • 23. How the land was taken: the legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition for Native nations / Rebecca Tsosie
  • 24. From battlefields to boardrooms: a rich complexity of enduring pride and new achievements / James D. Nason.