ERIC Number: ED315259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The Struggle for Political Autonomy. Papers and Comments from the Newberry Library Conference on Themes in American Indian History (2nd, Chicago, Illinois, February 16-19, 1989). Occasional Papers in Curriculum Series No. 11.
Newberry Library, Chicago, IL.
This proceedings contains 10 papers that examine specific aspects of Indian political history together with commentaries that relate the papers to broader historical themes. All papers were drawn from works in progress. The commentators are senior scholars and Indian political leaders. Papers include "The Context of American Indian Political History: An Overview and Critique" by Raymond D. Fogelson; "The 'Middle Ground' for Indians in the Great Lakes" by Richard White; "Blood of Martyrs, Blood of Indians: Toward a More Balanced View of Spanish Missions in Seventeenth-Century North America" by David J. Weber; "Tribal Reorganization in the Southeast, 1800-1840" by Mary Young; "The Alcaldes: Indian Leadership in the Spanish Missions of California" by George Phillips; "Crow Leadership amidst Reservation Oppression" by Frederick E. Hoxie; "Crazy Snake and the Creek Struggle for Sovereignty: Native American Legal Culture and American Law" by Sidney L. Harring; "Tribal Governments and the Struggle against Termination" by Donald L. Fixico; "A Non-Fly in Amber: The Modes of Tribal Government" by Fred Ragsdale; and "Indian Self-Determination--the Ideal, and Indian Self-Governance--the Reality" by Joseph B. DeLaCruz. This proceedings also contains the agenda and a list of participants. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Federal Indian Relationship, Governance, Local Government, Politics, Tribal Sovereignty, Tribes
D'Arcy McNickle Center, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610 ($7.00 postpaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Newberry Library, Chicago, IL.