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Great documents in American Indian history, edited by Wayne Moquin, with Charles van Doren. Afterword by Robert Powless

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Great documents in American Indian history
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Great documents in American Indian history
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edited by Wayne Moquin, with Charles van Doren. Afterword by Robert Powless
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eng
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An anthology of writings records the ideas and attitudes of American Indians throughout history and offers insight into their culture and struggles with the white man
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Moquin, Wayne
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illustrations
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index present
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E77.2
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.M66
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1926-2019
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Van Doren, Charles
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  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Indiens d'Amérique
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Great documents in American Indian history, edited by Wayne Moquin, with Charles van Doren. Afterword by Robert Powless
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Bibliography: pages 409-410
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The Indian way: Epigraphs -- The beginning of newness: a Zuni creation legend -- Origin of the Arikara -- Journey to the West in search of tribal origins / Moncachtape (Yazoo) -- Constitution of the Iroquois Federation / Degandawida (Mohawk) -- A visit to the "Master of Life": a Delaware legend / Pontiac (Ottawa) -- Speech in response to missionary efforts, 1805 / Red Jacket (Seneca) -- A system of religion / Tenkswataya, or the Prophet (Shawnee) -- An Indian cosmogony / Chief Smohalla (Wanapum) -- Courtship and marriage / James Larpenteur Long and Red Feather (Assiniboine) -- Indian family life / Luther Standing Bear (Sioux) -- A Winnebago father's instructions to his son, Lone Chief -- Life in the woods: boyhood memories of autumnal tribal activities (c. 1870-72) / Charles Eastman, or Ohiyesa (Santee Sioux) -- The years of a warrior / Wooden Leg (Cheyenne) -- Buffalo -- staff of life for the Indians / James Larpenteur Long (Assiniboine) -- Stealing horses from the Arapahoe / Chief Plenty-Coups (Crow) -- An Indian deer hunt / James Paytiano, or Flaming Arrow (Acoma Pueblo) -- The sun dance / Chief Dick Washakie (Shoshone) -- Human sacrifice / Eagle Chief (Pawnee) -- "Our people are ebbing away like a rapidly receding tide": a speech to governor Isaac Stevens of the Washington Territory, 1885 / Chief Seattle (Puget Sound Tribes) -- An account of Wovoka, the Paiute Messiah / Porcupine (Cheyenne) -- A defense of the Ghost Dance Religion / Masse Hadjo (Sioux) -- Autobiography / Poor Wolf (Gros Ventre) -- Funeral oration -- The end of the world: a Pawnee myth / Young Bull (Pitahaunat Pawnee). Captive nations: Epigraphs -- Remarks to Captain John Smith (c. 1609) / Powhatan (Powhatan Confederacy) -- Reasons for the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 in New Mexico: testimony given to the Spanish authorities on December 19, 1681 / Pedro Naranjo (Queres Pueblo) -- Speeches to the governors of New York and Virginia, in a council assembled at Albany in August, 1684 / Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca Chiefs -- Speech in [sic] behalf of the Six Nations to Pennsylvania officials, July, 7, 1742 / Canassateego (Seneca) -- Address to an Englishman on British-French relations with the Indians, 1761 / Minavavana (Chippewa) -- Speech to the French on reasons for making war on the English, May 25, 1763 / Pontiac (Delaware) -- Speech at the end of the Lord Dunmore's War / Logan (Mingo) -- Speech to the British at a council in Detroit, November, 1781 / Captain Pipe (Delaware) -- Letter to President Washington, 1790 / Big Tree, Cornplanter, and Half-Town (Seneca) -- Relations with the United States and Britain / Blue Jacket (Shawnee) -- Speech to Governor William Henry Harrison at Vincennes, August 12, 1810 / Tecumseh (Shawnee) -- Refusal of a land-purchase offer, in a speech made at Buffalo Creek, New York, in May, 1811 / Red Jacket (Seneca) -- Letter to William Eustis, Secretary of War, December 19, 1811 / Farmers-Brother (Seneca) -- Speech on the futility of fighting the Americans in the War of 1812 / Between-the-Logs (Wyandot) -- Speech to American Commissioners in response to the allegations that Indians had broken treaty obligations, July, 1815 / Black Thunder (Fox) -- Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania, February 1822 / Cornplanter (Seneca) -- Why the Indians will not give up their land, 1827 / Kanakuk (Kickapoo) -- Response to a message from President Andrew Jackson concerning Indian removal, 1830 / Speckled Snake (Cherokee) -- Farewell letter to the American people, 1832 / George W. Harkins (Choctaw) -- Farewell speech at Prairie dr Chien, Wisconsin, at the end of Black Hawk War, August, 1835 / Black Hawk (Sac-Potawatomi) -- Surrender of a Seminole Band, 1841 / Coacooche (Seminole) -- A portion of a speech to a meeting of the New York Historical Society, 1847 / Peter Wilson (Cayuga) -- Speech to Canadian officials on land-purchase policy, given at a council at the Sault Ste. Marie, August 9, 1848 / Peau de Chat (Ojibway) -- An interview with Governor Alexander Ramsey of Minnesota, December, 1852 / Red Iron (Sisseton Sioux) -- Fourth of July address at Reidsville, New York, 1854 / John Quinney (Mahican) -- Speech to council of war on eve of the Sioux upsrising in Minnesota, August 18, 1862 / Little Crow (Santee Sioux) -- The great Sioux uprising of 1862 / Big Eagle (Santee Sioux) -- Letter to General Ulysses S. Grant, January 24, 1864 / Ely S. Parker, or Donehogawa (Seneca) -- An eyewitness report of the Sand Creek Massacre, November 28, 1864 / George Bent (Cheyenne) -- How the Indians are victimized by government agents and soldiers / Palaneapope (Yankton Sioux) -- The condition to the Winnebago Indians in Nebraska, October 3, 1865 / Little Hill (Winnebago) -- Speech at the Medicine Lodge Indian Council, addressed to the Indian Commissioner Nathaniel G. Taylor, October 20, 1867 / Ten Bears (Comanche) -- Speech at Cooper Union, New York, July 16, 1870 / Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux) -- Remarks made to General Gordon Granger during a conference on the matter of going to a reservation, 1871 / Cochise (Apache) -- Events leading up to the Modoc War, 1873 / Captain Jack (Modoc) -- Testimony about the white man's promises and intentions, August 11, 1873 / Blackfoot (Crow) -- The Battle of Little Bighorn, narrated by an Indian who fought in it, June 25, 1876 / Two Moons (Cheyenne) -- The Black Hills is our country: testimony to a federal commission, September, 1876 / Black Coal (Arapahoe) -- Indian conditions for treaty renewal, October 11, 1876 / John Grass (Blackfoot Sioux) -- A protest to Governor John W. Hoyt of the Wyoming Territory, 1878 / Washakie (Shoshone) -- The fate of the Nez Perces Tribe, 1879 / Chief Joseph (Nez Perces) -- A message for the President of the United States, 1881 / Sitting Bull (Hunkpapa Sioux) -- The killing of Big Snake, a Ponca chief, October 31, 1879 / Hairy Bear (Ponca) -- "The American nation is too powerful for us to fight" / Manuelito (Navajo) -- Reasons for leaving the reservation / Geronimo (Chiracahua Apache) -- Keeping treaties / Sitting Bull (Hunkapapa Sioux) -- Reasons for the trouble between the Indians and the government during the Ghost Dance excitement of 1890 / Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux) -- The massacre at Wounded Knee, on December 29, 1890 / Turning Hawk, Captain Sword, Spotted Horse, and American Horse (Sioux). Heading toward the mainstream: Epigraphs -- The reservation school (c. 1900) / Don Talayesva (Hopi) -- How allotment impoverishes the Indians: testimony before a Senate committee investigating conditions in the Indian Territory, November, 1906 / D. W. C. Duncan (Cherokee) -- The reservation system / Thomas L. Sloan (Omaha) -- Testimony during a 1915 trial for violating a Washington State code on salmon fishing / Chiefs Meninock and Wallahee (Yakima) -- "Let my people go": an address delivered at the Conference of the Society of American Indians in Lawrence, Kansas, September 30, 1915 / Carlos Montezuma (Apache) -- What the Indian means to America (1933) / Luther Standing Bear (Sioux) -- Indian self-determination (1934) / Ralph Fredenberg (Menominee) -- The Indian in wartime (1944) / Ella Deloria (Sioux) -- "Shall we repeat Indian history in Alaska?": speech to the Annual Meeting of the Indian Rights Association, January 23, 1947 / Ruth Muskrat Bronson (Cherokee) -- Problems of off-reservation employment / Jim Becenti (Navajo) -- An appeal for justice (1948) / Indians of the St. Regis Reservation, Hogansburg, New York -- "Whither the American Indian?": a symposium, 1954 / Daisy Albert (Hopi), Clarence Wesley (Apache), and N. B. Johnson (Cherokee) -- The importance of keeping the land (1955) / Dan Monongye (Hopi) -- The voice of the American Indian -- The Indian tests the mainstream / D'Arcy McNickle (Flathead) -- Testimony against proposed Congressional legislation, 1966 / Earl Old Person (Blackfoot) -- The war on poverty (1967) / Clyde Warrior (Ponca) -- A symposium on Indian education, June 1968 / Allen Quetone (Kiowa), Alex Saluskin (Yakima), Joshua Wesit (Assiniboine), and Ben Black Elk (Oglala Sioux) -- Fishing rights for the Indians of Washington State (1968) / Sidney Mills (Yakima Cherokee) -- The native Alaskans' land rights (1969) / John Borbridge (Tlingit) -- Planning grant proposal to develop an all-Indian university and cultural complex on Indian land, Alcatraz / Indians of all tribes -- Consolidating Indian efforts (1970) / Vine Deloria, Jr. (Standing Rock Sioux) -- Appeal to Congress for the return to Blue Lake, 1970 / Taos, New Mexico, Pueblo Delegation
Control code
579243
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 416 pages
Lccn
72080583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)352310
Label
Great documents in American Indian history, edited by Wayne Moquin, with Charles van Doren. Afterword by Robert Powless
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 409-410
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Indian way: Epigraphs -- The beginning of newness: a Zuni creation legend -- Origin of the Arikara -- Journey to the West in search of tribal origins / Moncachtape (Yazoo) -- Constitution of the Iroquois Federation / Degandawida (Mohawk) -- A visit to the "Master of Life": a Delaware legend / Pontiac (Ottawa) -- Speech in response to missionary efforts, 1805 / Red Jacket (Seneca) -- A system of religion / Tenkswataya, or the Prophet (Shawnee) -- An Indian cosmogony / Chief Smohalla (Wanapum) -- Courtship and marriage / James Larpenteur Long and Red Feather (Assiniboine) -- Indian family life / Luther Standing Bear (Sioux) -- A Winnebago father's instructions to his son, Lone Chief -- Life in the woods: boyhood memories of autumnal tribal activities (c. 1870-72) / Charles Eastman, or Ohiyesa (Santee Sioux) -- The years of a warrior / Wooden Leg (Cheyenne) -- Buffalo -- staff of life for the Indians / James Larpenteur Long (Assiniboine) -- Stealing horses from the Arapahoe / Chief Plenty-Coups (Crow) -- An Indian deer hunt / James Paytiano, or Flaming Arrow (Acoma Pueblo) -- The sun dance / Chief Dick Washakie (Shoshone) -- Human sacrifice / Eagle Chief (Pawnee) -- "Our people are ebbing away like a rapidly receding tide": a speech to governor Isaac Stevens of the Washington Territory, 1885 / Chief Seattle (Puget Sound Tribes) -- An account of Wovoka, the Paiute Messiah / Porcupine (Cheyenne) -- A defense of the Ghost Dance Religion / Masse Hadjo (Sioux) -- Autobiography / Poor Wolf (Gros Ventre) -- Funeral oration -- The end of the world: a Pawnee myth / Young Bull (Pitahaunat Pawnee). Captive nations: Epigraphs -- Remarks to Captain John Smith (c. 1609) / Powhatan (Powhatan Confederacy) -- Reasons for the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 in New Mexico: testimony given to the Spanish authorities on December 19, 1681 / Pedro Naranjo (Queres Pueblo) -- Speeches to the governors of New York and Virginia, in a council assembled at Albany in August, 1684 / Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca Chiefs -- Speech in [sic] behalf of the Six Nations to Pennsylvania officials, July, 7, 1742 / Canassateego (Seneca) -- Address to an Englishman on British-French relations with the Indians, 1761 / Minavavana (Chippewa) -- Speech to the French on reasons for making war on the English, May 25, 1763 / Pontiac (Delaware) -- Speech at the end of the Lord Dunmore's War / Logan (Mingo) -- Speech to the British at a council in Detroit, November, 1781 / Captain Pipe (Delaware) -- Letter to President Washington, 1790 / Big Tree, Cornplanter, and Half-Town (Seneca) -- Relations with the United States and Britain / Blue Jacket (Shawnee) -- Speech to Governor William Henry Harrison at Vincennes, August 12, 1810 / Tecumseh (Shawnee) -- Refusal of a land-purchase offer, in a speech made at Buffalo Creek, New York, in May, 1811 / Red Jacket (Seneca) -- Letter to William Eustis, Secretary of War, December 19, 1811 / Farmers-Brother (Seneca) -- Speech on the futility of fighting the Americans in the War of 1812 / Between-the-Logs (Wyandot) -- Speech to American Commissioners in response to the allegations that Indians had broken treaty obligations, July, 1815 / Black Thunder (Fox) -- Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania, February 1822 / Cornplanter (Seneca) -- Why the Indians will not give up their land, 1827 / Kanakuk (Kickapoo) -- Response to a message from President Andrew Jackson concerning Indian removal, 1830 / Speckled Snake (Cherokee) -- Farewell letter to the American people, 1832 / George W. Harkins (Choctaw) -- Farewell speech at Prairie dr Chien, Wisconsin, at the end of Black Hawk War, August, 1835 / Black Hawk (Sac-Potawatomi) -- Surrender of a Seminole Band, 1841 / Coacooche (Seminole) -- A portion of a speech to a meeting of the New York Historical Society, 1847 / Peter Wilson (Cayuga) -- Speech to Canadian officials on land-purchase policy, given at a council at the Sault Ste. Marie, August 9, 1848 / Peau de Chat (Ojibway) -- An interview with Governor Alexander Ramsey of Minnesota, December, 1852 / Red Iron (Sisseton Sioux) -- Fourth of July address at Reidsville, New York, 1854 / John Quinney (Mahican) -- Speech to council of war on eve of the Sioux upsrising in Minnesota, August 18, 1862 / Little Crow (Santee Sioux) -- The great Sioux uprising of 1862 / Big Eagle (Santee Sioux) -- Letter to General Ulysses S. Grant, January 24, 1864 / Ely S. Parker, or Donehogawa (Seneca) -- An eyewitness report of the Sand Creek Massacre, November 28, 1864 / George Bent (Cheyenne) -- How the Indians are victimized by government agents and soldiers / Palaneapope (Yankton Sioux) -- The condition to the Winnebago Indians in Nebraska, October 3, 1865 / Little Hill (Winnebago) -- Speech at the Medicine Lodge Indian Council, addressed to the Indian Commissioner Nathaniel G. Taylor, October 20, 1867 / Ten Bears (Comanche) -- Speech at Cooper Union, New York, July 16, 1870 / Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux) -- Remarks made to General Gordon Granger during a conference on the matter of going to a reservation, 1871 / Cochise (Apache) -- Events leading up to the Modoc War, 1873 / Captain Jack (Modoc) -- Testimony about the white man's promises and intentions, August 11, 1873 / Blackfoot (Crow) -- The Battle of Little Bighorn, narrated by an Indian who fought in it, June 25, 1876 / Two Moons (Cheyenne) -- The Black Hills is our country: testimony to a federal commission, September, 1876 / Black Coal (Arapahoe) -- Indian conditions for treaty renewal, October 11, 1876 / John Grass (Blackfoot Sioux) -- A protest to Governor John W. Hoyt of the Wyoming Territory, 1878 / Washakie (Shoshone) -- The fate of the Nez Perces Tribe, 1879 / Chief Joseph (Nez Perces) -- A message for the President of the United States, 1881 / Sitting Bull (Hunkpapa Sioux) -- The killing of Big Snake, a Ponca chief, October 31, 1879 / Hairy Bear (Ponca) -- "The American nation is too powerful for us to fight" / Manuelito (Navajo) -- Reasons for leaving the reservation / Geronimo (Chiracahua Apache) -- Keeping treaties / Sitting Bull (Hunkapapa Sioux) -- Reasons for the trouble between the Indians and the government during the Ghost Dance excitement of 1890 / Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux) -- The massacre at Wounded Knee, on December 29, 1890 / Turning Hawk, Captain Sword, Spotted Horse, and American Horse (Sioux). Heading toward the mainstream: Epigraphs -- The reservation school (c. 1900) / Don Talayesva (Hopi) -- How allotment impoverishes the Indians: testimony before a Senate committee investigating conditions in the Indian Territory, November, 1906 / D. W. C. Duncan (Cherokee) -- The reservation system / Thomas L. Sloan (Omaha) -- Testimony during a 1915 trial for violating a Washington State code on salmon fishing / Chiefs Meninock and Wallahee (Yakima) -- "Let my people go": an address delivered at the Conference of the Society of American Indians in Lawrence, Kansas, September 30, 1915 / Carlos Montezuma (Apache) -- What the Indian means to America (1933) / Luther Standing Bear (Sioux) -- Indian self-determination (1934) / Ralph Fredenberg (Menominee) -- The Indian in wartime (1944) / Ella Deloria (Sioux) -- "Shall we repeat Indian history in Alaska?": speech to the Annual Meeting of the Indian Rights Association, January 23, 1947 / Ruth Muskrat Bronson (Cherokee) -- Problems of off-reservation employment / Jim Becenti (Navajo) -- An appeal for justice (1948) / Indians of the St. Regis Reservation, Hogansburg, New York -- "Whither the American Indian?": a symposium, 1954 / Daisy Albert (Hopi), Clarence Wesley (Apache), and N. B. Johnson (Cherokee) -- The importance of keeping the land (1955) / Dan Monongye (Hopi) -- The voice of the American Indian -- The Indian tests the mainstream / D'Arcy McNickle (Flathead) -- Testimony against proposed Congressional legislation, 1966 / Earl Old Person (Blackfoot) -- The war on poverty (1967) / Clyde Warrior (Ponca) -- A symposium on Indian education, June 1968 / Allen Quetone (Kiowa), Alex Saluskin (Yakima), Joshua Wesit (Assiniboine), and Ben Black Elk (Oglala Sioux) -- Fishing rights for the Indians of Washington State (1968) / Sidney Mills (Yakima Cherokee) -- The native Alaskans' land rights (1969) / John Borbridge (Tlingit) -- Planning grant proposal to develop an all-Indian university and cultural complex on Indian land, Alcatraz / Indians of all tribes -- Consolidating Indian efforts (1970) / Vine Deloria, Jr. (Standing Rock Sioux) -- Appeal to Congress for the return to Blue Lake, 1970 / Taos, New Mexico, Pueblo Delegation
Control code
579243
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 416 pages
Lccn
72080583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)352310

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