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Medicine bags and dog tags : American Indian veterans from colonial times to the second Iraq War / Al Carroll.

By: Carroll, Al
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008Description: 287 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780803210851 (cloth : alk. paper); 080321085X (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): United States -- Armed Forces -- Indian troops -- History | Indian veterans | Indians of North America -- Government relations | Indians of North America -- HistoryDDC classification: 323.1197 LOC classification: E98.M5 | C37 2008Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
"Let's see some of that Apache know-how" : depictions of Native veterans in fiction -- "They kill Indians mostly, don't they?" : Rogers' Rangers and the adoption of Indian tactics -- Before a Native veteran tradition can begin : the case of Mexico -- Thunderbird warriors, injuneers, and the USNs Red Cloud : Native and pseudo-Indian images and names in the military -- The super scout image : using a stereotype to help Native traditions revive -- "Savages again" : World War II -- The half-hidden spirit guide totemic mark : Korea -- An American ka in Indian country : Vietnam -- Bringing the war home : the American Indian movement, Wounded Knee II, counterinsurgency, and a new direction for warrior societies -- "Fighting terrorism since 1492" : the Gulf War, the war in Afghanistan, and the second Iraq War -- "A woman warrior, just like Lozen" : the meaning of the life of Lori Piestewa to Natives and non-natives.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-274) and index.

"Let's see some of that Apache know-how" : depictions of Native veterans in fiction -- "They kill Indians mostly, don't they?" : Rogers' Rangers and the adoption of Indian tactics -- Before a Native veteran tradition can begin : the case of Mexico -- Thunderbird warriors, injuneers, and the USNs Red Cloud : Native and pseudo-Indian images and names in the military -- The super scout image : using a stereotype to help Native traditions revive -- "Savages again" : World War II -- The half-hidden spirit guide totemic mark : Korea -- An American ka in Indian country : Vietnam -- Bringing the war home : the American Indian movement, Wounded Knee II, counterinsurgency, and a new direction for warrior societies -- "Fighting terrorism since 1492" : the Gulf War, the war in Afghanistan, and the second Iraq War -- "A woman warrior, just like Lozen" : the meaning of the life of Lori Piestewa to Natives and non-natives.

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