The work covers the experiences of specific Native American groups such as the Abenaki, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, Delaware, Iroquois, Seminole, and Shawnee peoples with information presented by chronological period and geographic area.
Theoretical Perspectives on American Indian Education introduces four prominent theoretical perspectives on American Indian education: cultural discontinuity theory, structural inequality, interactionalist theory, and transculturation theory.
The story of Pocahontas saving John Smith is justly famous, as is the cross-country journey of Sacajawea with the Corps of Discovery, and Sarah Winnemucca earned fame by being a champion of her people as the old ways of life were disappearing. But there are lesser known stories of the Native American women who shaped their cultures and changed the course of American history.
A vivid description of the people, events, and issues that forever changed the lives of Native Americans during the 1960s and 1970s-such as the occupation of Alcatraz, fishing-rights conflicts, and individuals such as Clyde Warrior
The wars with the Indians were strikingly important in shaping the destiny and mythology of the nation. notes the inevitability of conflict between western and native cultures given the great disparity in values and customs, especially with regard to land ownership.
Indigenous North Americans have continuously made important contributions to the field of art in the U.S. and Canada. Native artists work in diverse media, some of which are considered art (sculpture, painting, photography), while others have been considered craft (works on cloth, basketry, ceramics).