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"All the real Indians died off" : and 20 other myths about Native Americans / Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker.

By: Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1939-
Contributor(s): Gilio-Whitaker, Dina
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, 2016Description: pages cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780807062654 (paperback); 9780807062661 (e-book)Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Historiography | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies | HISTORY / Native AmericanDDC classification: 970.004/97 LOC classification: E76.8 | .D85 2016Other classification: SOC021000 | HIS028000
Contents:
All the real Indians died off -- Indians were the first immigrants to the western hemisphere -- Columbus discovered America -- Thanksgiving proves the Indians welcomed the pilgrims -- Indians were savage and warlike -- Indians should move on and forget the past -- Europeans brought civilization to the backward Indians -- The United States did not have a policy of genocide -- US presidents were benevolent or at least fair-minded toward Indians -- The only real Indians are full-bloods, and they are dying off -- The United States gave Indians their reservations -- Indians are wards of the state -- Sports mascots honor Native Americans -- Native American culture belongs to all Americans -- Most Indians are on government welfare -- Indian casinos make them all rich -- Indians are anti-science -- Indians are naturally predisposed to alcoholism -- What's the problem with thinking of Indian women as princesses or squaws? -- Native Americans can't agree on what to be called -- Indians are victims and deserve our sympathy.
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All the real Indians died off -- Indians were the first immigrants to the western hemisphere -- Columbus discovered America -- Thanksgiving proves the Indians welcomed the pilgrims -- Indians were savage and warlike -- Indians should move on and forget the past -- Europeans brought civilization to the backward Indians -- The United States did not have a policy of genocide -- US presidents were benevolent or at least fair-minded toward Indians -- The only real Indians are full-bloods, and they are dying off -- The United States gave Indians their reservations -- Indians are wards of the state -- Sports mascots honor Native Americans -- Native American culture belongs to all Americans -- Most Indians are on government welfare -- Indian casinos make them all rich -- Indians are anti-science -- Indians are naturally predisposed to alcoholism -- What's the problem with thinking of Indian women as princesses or squaws? -- Native Americans can't agree on what to be called -- Indians are victims and deserve our sympathy.

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