Conversations with remarkable Native Americans /

This work is a collection of interviews with some of today's most important Native Americans. In these interviews, contextualized in a national and international sociopolitical perspective, the editor, a noted ethnohistorian brings to light major developments in the Native American experience o...

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Main Author: Rostkowski, Joëlle, (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2012.
Series:Native traces.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Tragic wisdom and survivance / Deborah L. Madsen
  • From the forgotten American to indigenous rights / Joëlle Rostkowski
  • Conversation with Gerald Vizenor, series editor, poet, novelist, and art critic
  • N. Scott Momaday, poet, novelist, painter, and UNESCO artist for peace
  • Suzan Harjo, policy advocate, journalist, essayist, and poet
  • Richard West, lawyer and founding director of the National Museum of the American Indian
  • Emil Her Many Horses, curator, National Museum of the American Indian
  • Sven Haakanson, director of the Alutiiq Museum, Kodiak, Alaska
  • Veronica Tiller, historian, consultant, and writer
  • Erma Vizenor, tribal chair, White Earth Reservation, Minnesota
  • Louisita Warren, elder of Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico
  • Tony Abeyta, painter and sculptor
  • David Bradley, painter and sculptor
  • Darren Vigil Gray, painter and musician
  • Jill Momaday, actress, model, and former chief of protocol, State of New Mexico
  • Rulen Tangen, dancer and choreographer
  • Robert Tim Coulter, lawyer, founder and director of the Indian Law Resource Center
  • Kenneth Deer, journalist, educator, and UN indigenous representative
  • United Nations declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples
  • In memory of Deskaheh.