Being and Becoming Indian

Being and Becoming Indian : Biographical Studies of North American Frontiers

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in anthropology and American studies.
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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534109993
  • 9780534109998

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Preface. Alternate identities and cultural frontiers - James A Clifton; Simon Girty: interpreter and intermediary - Colin C Calloway; Joseph Renville and the ethos of biculturalism - G C Anderson; Augustin Hamlin, Jr.:Ottawa persistence - James M McClurken; Eleazer Williams: elitism and multiple identity on two frontiers - Geoffrey E Buerger; Susette and Susan Laflesche: reformer and missionary - Jerry E Clark and Martha E Webb; Mourning Dove: the author as cultural mediator - Jay Miller; From Sylvester Long to Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance - Donald B Smith; "A place in your mind for them all": Chief William Berens revisited - Jennifer S H Brown; Dan Raincloud: "Keeping our Indian way" - Mary Black-Rogers; Maud Clairmont: artist, entrepreneur, cultural mediator - Thomas H Johnson; Joe True : convergent needs and assured identity - Robert J Stahl; Oopeeleeka and Mina: contrasting responses to modernization of two Baffin Island Inuit women - Ann McElroy; bibliography. Index.
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