Native Americans and Political Participation: A Reference Handbook

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ABC-CLIO, 2006 - 341 σελίδες

A remarkable rediscovery of Native American government, political participation, and political theory spanning 1,000 years.

Native Americans and Political Participation opens the door to a previously invisible subject in political science and American history. Presenting, for the first time, data from a Native American survey of more than 400 elected and appointed tribal officials collected over the past ten years, this watershed work infuses facts with personal opinions of 20th-century Native American tribal leaders.

Readers will learn how multitribe lobbying is funded by gambling revenues and meet key activists like the Means and Bellcourt brothers. Other topics covered include the National Congress of American Indians, the battle at Wounded Knee, and the American Indian Movement. Discussions of these and other events and organizations reveal the powerful ways in which American Indians are utilizing the political system to further their causes.

* A detailed bibliography providing an in-depth list of books, government documents, and other related publications for use in the disciplines of political science and history

* A chronology of Native American politics and events including the American Indian Movement and the tragedy at Wounded Knee

 

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Περιεχόμενα

Introduction to Native Americans
1
Native American Political Activism
53
Participation in Social Movements and Interest Groups
99
Native American Participation in Electoral Politics
129
Native American Participation in Political Officeholding
167
Documents
189
The Northwest Ordinance 1787
216
The Indian Removal Act of 1830
221
Indian Entities Recognized and Eligible to Receive Services from the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
244
Key Terms and Events
259
Resources
273
StateRecognized Tribes and Contacts
274
American Indian Urban Centers
306
American Indian Tribal and Contracts
312
Common Questions in Regard to Native Americans
314
American Indian History Timetable
319

General Allotment Act Dawes Act of 1887
223
United States Code Title 25 Indians Chapter 21 Indian Child Welfare
228
Indian Gaming Regulatory Act IGRA of 1988
243

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Jerry D. Stubben, Ph.D., is a senior researcher at the Institute for Social and Behavioral Research at Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

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