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"All the real Indians died off": and 20 other myths about Native Americans
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Published:
Boston : Beacon Press, [2016].
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Book
Physical Desc:
xi, 208 pages ; 22 cm
Status:
2 copies, 4 people are on the wait list.
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Boulder Main Adult NonFiction
970.1 Dunb
Due Nov 27, 2021
Loveland Teen Nonfiction
970.004 Dunbar-Ortiz, R.
Due Dec 3, 2021
Description
In this enlightening book, scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker tackle a wide range of myths about Native American culture and history that have misinformed generations. Tracing how these ideas evolved, and drawing from history, the authors disrupt long-held and enduring myths such as: "Columbus Discovered America", "Thanksgiving Proves the Indians Welcomed Pilgrims" "Indians Were Savage and Warlike", "Europeans Brought Civilization to Backward Indians", "The United States Did Not Have a Policy of Genocide", "Sports Mascots Honor Native Americans", Each chapter deftly shows how these myths are rooted in the fears and prejudice of European settlers and in the larger political agendas of a settler state aimed at acquiring Indigenous land and tied to narratives of erasure and disappearance. Accessibly written and revelatory, All the Real Indians Died Off challenges listeners to rethink what they have been taught about Native Americans and history.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dunbar-Ortiz, R., & Gilio-Whitaker, D. (2016). "All the real Indians died off": and 20 other myths about Native Americans. Boston: Beacon Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1938- and Dina, Gilio-Whitaker. 2016. "All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans. Boston: Beacon Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1938- and Dina, Gilio-Whitaker, "All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans. Boston: Beacon Press, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, and Dina Gilio-Whitaker. "All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans. Boston: Beacon Press, 2016. Print.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780807062654 (paperback), 0807062650 (paperback), 9780807062661 (e-book), 0807062669 (e-book)