Urban American Indians
Reclaiming Native SpaceBook - 2016
An outstanding resource for contemporary American Indians as well as students and scholars interested in community and ethnicity, this book dispels the myth that all American Indians live on reservations and are plagued with problems, and serves to illustrate a unique, dynamic model of community formation.
* Presents information on an important topic-the growing number of American Indians living in urban areas-and sheds light on cultural problems within the United States that are largely unknown to the average American
* Familiarizes readers with the policies of the U.S. federal government that created diasporas, removals, reservations, and relocations for American Indians
* Encourages readers to consider fresh perspectives on urban American histories and exposes readers to a thorough analysis of colonial space, race, resistance, and cultural endurance
* Written by expert scholars and civic leaders who are themselves American Indian